Columbia University to Accept Self-Reported Scores

Columbia University and Colgate University have added their names to a growing list of colleges that accept self-reported test scores. Other highly selective schools on this list include Washington University in St. Louis, Stanford University, Williams College, Colby College, University of Chicago, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Colorado College. In a … 

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Colleges That Accept Self-Reported Test Scores

Wondering which colleges accept self-reported test scores? Washington University in St. Louis has joined a growing list of schools across the United States that allow students to self-report their testing results, including for the SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Tests. Wash U announced the move just last week. The school … 

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International Students Frustrated with ACT and College Board

When folks are asked their favorite companies in the world, companies like Apple and Netflix may come to mind. And what are a couple of companies that are unlikely to come to mind? ACT and College Board. Come on, even College Board and ACT executives would have difficulty arguing that … 

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An Overview of AP Exams

Has the Advanced Placement curriculum historically favored the affluent? Yes. The AP curriculum consists of a total of 39 courses, although high schools tend to offer only some of these courses. For many years, the AP curriculum was the curriculum of choice at high schools in predominantly affluent neighborhoods. But, … 

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Standardized Test Cheating in Thailand

Look out Long Island’s Great Neck North High School. Yours is not the only epicenter of cheating on standardized testing. Students in Thailand were recently caught cheating on admissions exams for medical and dental schools and they didn’t exactly use crib sheets. Rather, they used James Bond-style glasses that took snapshots … 

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College Board and New SAT

College Board has implemented new measures so that SAT tutors won’t be able to take the new SAT tomorrow. College Board has long struggled with security issues, particularly in Asia (although there have been security issues  here in the United States too — remember what happened in Great Neck, New York?). We … 

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First Administration of New SAT

Ivy Coach was featured today on the pages of the University of Pennsylvania’s newspaper, “The Daily Pennsylvanian.” The piece, written by Sophia Leporte is entitled “First high schoolers will take new SAT on Saturday” and, naturally, it discusses the SAT that will be unveiled this coming Saturday. It’s the first … 

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