UPenn Extends Test-Optional Policy

The University of Pennsylvania has opted to extend its test-optional admissions policy through the 2022-2023 admissions cycle. This extension, applicable to first-year applicants as well as transfer applicants, will mark the third year in a row in which the Ivy League institution will remain test-optional as the policy was first … 

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Zeroing in on Test-Optional

Ivy Coach is cited today on the pages of the University of Pennsylvania’s newspaper addressing so-called test-optional policies. As Leanna Tilitei reports for The Daily Pennsylvanian in a piece entitled “Experts worry that Penn’s test-optional application process will benefit wealthier students,” “‘We don’t believe test-optional policies are worth the paper … 

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UPenn Goes Test-Optional for Class of 2025

The University of Pennsylvania’s admissions office has announced that the school will go test-optional for applicants to the Class of 2025. This means the school will not require applicants to submit SAT or ACT scores, though UPenn’s admissions office has made clear that optional means optional…meaning students still can submit … 

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