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SAT vs. ACT: How To Decide Which Test to Take

Learn how to decide which of the college admissions exams is better suited for you.

September 21, 2023

The Ultimate List of Test-Optional Colleges

Check out the ultimate list of test-optional colleges! See which of America's top universities don't require SAT or ACT scores.

August 23, 2023

AP Scores and Ivy League Admissions – What Should You Report?

While AP exam scores are self-reported by college applicants, many wonder which exams should be submitted and which should be withheld.

August 1, 2023

What Is a Good PSAT Score?

While the PSAT is not a test score submitted to colleges, a top score could earn a student awards they can list on college applications.

July 12, 2023

How Many Times Can a Student Take the ACT?

While students can technically take the ACT as many times as they'd like, there are certain disadvantages to taking the test multiple times.

June 25, 2023

How Many Times Can a Student Take the SAT?

While one can take the SAT as many times as one wishes, submitting multiple SAT scores to elite colleges can hurt one's case for admission.

June 17, 2023

How Long Are Advanced Placement Exams?

Find out how long students have to complete various Advanced Placement exams offered at high schools each May.

May 10, 2023

The New Digital SAT Is Coming Soon

The new digital SAT will be out in the months ahead. The whole exam will be two hours in length and everyone will see different questions.

November 24, 2022

UPS Loses SATs

The United Postal Service Has Again Lost Some Standardized Exams. This Time, UPS Lost 55 SAT Exams From An El Paso, Texas School District.

November 7, 2022

Diversity Under Test-Optional Admissions

While Applicant Pools To America's Elite Colleges Have Grown More Diverse Under Test-Optional Admissions Policies, Student Bodies Have Not.

October 19, 2022

The Anchoring Bias of Test Scores in Admissions

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October 18, 2022

On Submitting SAT or ACT Scores

Should Students Submit SAT Or ACT Scores To Test-Optional Colleges? If Their Scores Help, Yes. If Their Scores Hurt, No. Learn More!

October 16, 2022

ACT Test Scores Plummet

The Nation's Average ACT Score Plummeted To A Low Not Seen In Three Decades. Learn More About Falling ACT Scores Among High School Students!

October 14, 2022

On Test-Optional Policies in Admissions

We Don't Believe Students With No Test Scores Have The Same Chance As Students With Great Test Scores Under Test-Optional Policies.

August 29, 2022

The SAT’s Past and Future

A Piece In "The New Yorker" Shines A Light On The SAT's Past And Future. How Will The SAT Survive A Test-Optional Admissions Process?

June 3, 2022

AP Precalculus

The College Board Will Be Unveiling A New Course In The Fall Of 2023 Called AP Precalculus. Learn More About The New Course!

May 19, 2022

Age Bias on SAT and ACT

A University Of Chicago Economics Professor Has Claimed The SAT And ACT Have An Age Bias. Learn More About His Argument!

May 14, 2022

MIT Reinstates SAT or ACT Requirement

In Major Breaking College Admissions News, MIT Has Reinstates Its SAT Or ACT Requirement In Admissions. Learn More!

March 28, 2022

Test-Optional Timelines

These Top Colleges In America Will Remain Test-Optional On These Timelines. Keep In Mind, We Think They'll Remain Test-Optional For Longer.

March 5, 2022

A Test-Optional Study

The Gates Foundation Has Awarded $1.4 Million To A Study Examining The Impact Of Test-Optional Admissions Policies. Learn More!

February 21, 2022

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