A Call for The College Board to Change Its AP Testing Policy

Back in January, The College Board announced the elimination of the SAT Subject Tests. The SAT Subject Tests had long been one of The College Board’s major lines of business but the organization, facing the toughest year it has faced in its history, saw the writing on the wall. With … 

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An Absurd Piece on AP Exams

A key objective of Ivy Coach’s college admissions blog is to debunk misconceptions about the highly selective college admissions process. You see, the admissions process to our nation’s elite universities is stressful enough. Parents and students don’t need admissions officers, school counselors, private college counselors, and the local handyman spreading … 

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College Board Finds Way to Likely Increase Revenue

Yesterday, we wrote about how College Board, the maker of the AP exams, announced plans to move up the registration deadline for AP exams beginning next year. As reported Jim Jump for “Inside Higher Ed” in a piece entitled “Ethical College Admissions: AP Registration,” “Whereas registration for the May AP … 

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Attack on AP Curriculum by DC-Area Schools

Every year we designate one editorial on college admissions to be the best piece of the year. That distinction this year is an easy one and it belongs to Jay Mathews of “The Washington Post” for his recent piece entitled “Attack on AP by 8 D.C.-area private schools flunks the … 

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