Testing Optional

Thinking about not sending in test scores to elite universities this admissions cycle? Think again. As we’ve long suggested on the pages of this college admissions blog, test-optional policies aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. All else being equal, at a school with a test-optional admissions policy, a student … 

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The Impact of UC Schools Dropping SAT and ACT

Will more of America’s highly selective universities choose to drop the SAT and ACT as admissions requirements now that the University of California system has given these exams the cold shoulder? In an article published this week in The Daily Pennsylvanian, the newspaper of the University of Pennsylvania, we make … 

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