Testing Optional

Thinking about not sending in test scores to elite universities this admissions cycle? Think again. As we’ve long suggested on the pages of this college admissions blog, test-optional policies aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. All else being equal, at a school with a test-optional admissions policy, a student … 

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UPS Compensates Students for Lost AP Exams

A little less than a month ago, we shared news that the United Parcel Service lost the AP exams of over 100 students from Starpoint High School. The completed exams were misplaced in transit to The College Board’s headquarters. This fiasco, of course, was very frustrating to the students who … 

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The Test-Optional Beneficiaries

As loyal readers of our college admissions blog know all too well, we believe that test-optional admissions policies don’t mean all that much. All else being equal, a student with great test scores will always have an advantage over a student with no test scores. Never, however, did we suggest … 

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2021-2022 SAT Testing Dates

Wondering when the SAT will be offered during the 2021-2022 academic year? If so, wonder no more as we’ve got the test dates for our readers. We’ve also got the corresponding registration and late registration deadlines and the score release dates for added measure. SAT Test Date Offered Internationally? Test … 

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Illinois Passes Test-Optional Law

The state of Illinois has passed a law that requires its public universities and community colleges to not require testing in the admissions process from in-state applicants. That’s right. By order of the state, these schools must be test-optional going forward as they are legally prohibited from requiring either an … 

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Mind the Gap in Test Scores

Back in 2019, The College Board announced the creation of an SAT Adversity Index. The SAT Adversity Index was designed essentially in the hope of trying to level the playing field, to help underprivileged, often underrepresented minority students compete on the same playing field as their more affluent peers who … 

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Testing No Longer Required at Colorado Public Universities

Last week, we announced with great excitement that the state of Colorado, the Centennial State, had banned legacy preference in college admissions at the state’s public institutions. No longer would Colorado’s public universities be able to offer advantage to the progeny of a school’s alumni base in the admissions process. … 

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