The Truth Comes Out About Test-Optional Policies

Several months ago, there was a brouhaha on the National Association for College Admission Counseling email listserv. For those not familiar with the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), it’s an organization that includes admissions officers, school counselors, and private college counselors. So what was the brouhaha all about, … 

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Elite Universities Going Test-Optional for 2021-2022 Admissions Cycle

This past admissions cycle, our nation’s highly selective universities went test-optional due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a historic turn of events, these schools didn’t require applicants to submit SAT / ACT scores or the now defunct SAT Subject Tests. It’s all led current juniors and their parents to wonder…will … 

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