Colleges Shifting to Test Optional

There is a piece up on “Bloomberg” today (oh Michael Bloomberg, won’t you please enter this presidential race?) by Sarah Grant entitled “Will the College Admissions Test Disappear?” that we figured we’d share with the readers of our college admissions blog. The answer, of course, is that the college admissions … 

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SAT Optional Colleges and Diversity

Colleges that choose to go test-optional often cite a desire to increase the diversity of their incoming classes when making their decisions. And it seems logical enough. Many students who do well on the SAT or ACT receive prep, often individual test prep. And good prep, particularly individual prep, obviously … 

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The Truth Behind Test-Optional

We came across a phenomenal piece of journalism on college admissions that we wanted to share with our loyal readers. It’s a piece written by Stephen Burd for “The Hechinger Report” and it’s entitled “The real reason that colleges go ‘test-optional.’” And if you are a regular reader of our college … 

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