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One of the many impacts of COVID19 has meant a drastic change admissions policies related to the SAT and ACT. Colleges and universities have sold it to applicants as "test optional", and students and parents have taken that to mean that they…
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You don't have to take official SAT and ACT's to find which test is right for you. There's a better way.
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The June SAT has been cancelled, as were the March and May tests before it and the April ACT as well. At the time of writing this, ACT is adamant that they will be offering tests in June and July, even adding test dates to both months to accommodate…
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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"…
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Get free live instruction for the SAT and ACT. Take advantage of the next few weeks to get a head start on the June tests.
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Students face two huge obstacles as they get ready for the SAT or ACT. The toughest is finding the time. They're busy and their schedules are extremely full already. Blocking out an hour or two a day to focus on a test that won't have an immediate…
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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…
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The typical press release from colleges who make the decision involves statements about how they recognize that students are more than a test score. That the college is committed to taking a look at the whole student. Those platitudes are noble, and in cases like the UChicago or Wake Forest or Bates, they seem sincere. I'm not entirely convinced that the motives behind some of the recent announcements from Northern Illinois and Lourdes are quite as high-minded.
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The PSAT is a chance to see how students are doing compared to the actual SAT. Students get a score on a test similar to the one they'll take for record that they can use to compare to the scores they will need.