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2020-2021 College Supplemental Essay List

The 2021 College Application Season is here! Colleges across the country are beginning to release their supplemental essays, far in advance of their application deadlines.  Supplemental essays complement the longer Main Essay and provide applicants with opportunities to share additional information about their leadership, meaningful activities, community engagement, and intellectual experiences.   These essays are […]

ACT Announces Covid-19 Guidelines for June 13th and Beyond!

As of today, ACT has not cancelled the June 13th ACT test administration.  At the same time they released Covid-19 policies for test day.  Having said that, there is still a chance that the June 13th ACT will be cancelled;  we’ll know for sure by May 26th.  Stay tuned! ACT-National-Test-Center-Social-Distancing-Guidelines


COVID-19 Update: Schools Temporarily Using Test Optional Admissions

The following list is dynamic so please check back regularly. These are schools that, in response to the COVID-19 crisis are adjusting their application requirements for 2021 grads. There are also several cases where schools are “piloting” test optional for up to 3 years. Tufts University in Boston stands out as one of the more […]

Which Schools Require SAT Subject Tests?

SAT Subject Tests are coming up May 2nd but not everyone knows if or why they need them for admissions. Here are some details we’ve pulled together about the schools that suggest or require SAT Subject Tests. The following schools require Subject Tests from all applicants, regardless of what other standardized testing results are shared: California Institute of Technology (will not […]