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The New Digital SAT: Everything You Need to Know

The New digital SAT comes with a suite of changes intended to streamline the testing experience, making it accessible to a wider variety of students.

April 19, 2024

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SAT Question-and-Answer Service: Then and Now

Unlike the old SAT, the digital SAT does not have a Question-and-Answer Service. We urge The College Board to bring the service back!

March 14, 2024

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SAT Scores on Transcripts

Illinois still requires its public school students to take the SAT in the spring of their junior year. It's an outdated requirement that needs to go!

February 2, 2024

Getting Extended Time on the ACT and SAT

Many students receive extended time on the SAT and ACT. Learn how students receive extended time on these critical exams.

June 12, 2023

Last Rites for the SAT and ACT at UC Schools

The UC Schools Suffered A Blow In Court This Week. A Panel Of Judges Ruled The Schools Can't Consider SAT/ACT Scores In 2021-2022.

October 31, 2020

Our Dare to Test-Optional Colleges

Today, We Issue A Dare To "Test-Optional" Colleges. Release Admissions Statistics For Students Who Do And Do Not Submit Test Scores.

October 30, 2020

Students Poke Holes in Test-Optional Policies

If High School Seniors Can So Easily Poke Holes In Test-Optional Policies, It's Safe To Say The Policies Have Little Merit.

October 29, 2020

ACT Settles Lawsuit

ACT, Inc. Has Settled A Lawsuit In Which The Company Was Accused Of Discriminating Against Students With Disabilities. Learn More!

October 24, 2020

Zeroing in on Test-Optional

Let's Zero In On Test-Optional Policies At America's Elite Universities This Year. Does Test-Optional Really Mean Test-Optional? Learn More!

October 20, 2020

Take Those Admissions Tests

In A Year In Which So Many Colleges Have Gone Test-Optional Due To The Pandemic, We Urge Applicants To Submit Great Test Scores Anyway.

October 18, 2020

Test-Optional Means Diddly-Squat

Test-Optional Policies In Admissions Don't Mean Much. That Which Is Optional In Selective Admissions Shouldn't Be Considered Optional.

October 15, 2020

Caltech Leads Charge Against SAT and ACT

Many Universities Have Gone Test-Blind This Year. Caltech Has Taken It A Step Further. The School May Never Consider Scores In The Future.

October 4, 2020

Travel to Your SAT or ACT

If The SAT Or ACT Has Been Canceled In Your Area, Consider Traveling To Another State So Your Child Can Sit For The Exam. Learn More.

September 26, 2020

Seniors Should Submit Test Scores

While Many Colleges Have Gone Test-Optional This Year, We Still Encourage Students To Submit SAT Or ACT Test Scores. Learn More!

September 24, 2020

More ACT Test Cancelations

More Than 500 ACT Testing Centers Were Closed This Past Weekend Due To The Pandemic, Wildfires, Or Both. Learn More.

September 21, 2020

UC Schools Developing New Admissions Test

The Notion That The University Of California Schools Can, In A Few Short Months, Develop A Fair College Admissions Test Is Absurd. Learn Why.

September 3, 2020

Consideration of SAT or ACT at University of California Schools

The Consideration Of The SAT And ACT In The College Admissions Process At University Of California Has Been Ruled Unlawful By A Judge.

September 2, 2020

NACAC Issues Report on Testing

The National Association For College Admission Counseling Has Issued A Report On Test-Optional Policies At American Universities. Learn More!

August 31, 2020

SAT Registration for Students with Disabilities

The College Board Can And Must Do More For Students With Disabilities. The System To Register For Exams Is Not Fair And Equal. Learn Why.

August 25, 2020

Increased Testing Anxiety

Some Students Have Reported That Certain ACT Test Sites Did Not Enforce Proper Social Distancing Rules, Including The Wearing Of Masks. Learn More!

July 26, 2020


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