A growing number of universities and colleges are helping students with the financial burden of sending official test scores. We track them in the table below. Applying to college is expensive. A lot of families need to plan and save for the costs. Fortunately, many colleges will waive application fees for eligible applicants. ACT and … Continue reading Where Can You Self-Report SAT and ACT Scores?
Students don't really need to care about benchmarks since college admissions officers don't look at them at all. Each fall the College Board releases its national and state SAT Reports on College & Career Readiness and ACT releases its Condition of College and Career Readiness report. And each year, they are met with exaggeration, hand-wringing, … Continue reading Why’s Everyone Talking About Benchmarks?
There's no debate: "controversy" is a bad choice on the SAT. "SAT In-Depth " is an occasional column focused on quantitative analyses of the SAT. The SAT is, by design, a predictable test. We'll be looking for patterns large and small that will help students and educators understand the test better. CONTROVERSY Pity the poor Reading … Continue reading SAT In-Depth: Controversy
Once upon a time, where you lived largely determined which college admissions exam you took. If you lived in the northeast or on the west coast, chances are you took the SAT. Students in the south and center of the country took the ACT. Many students and parents erroneously believed there was a strong preference … Continue reading SAT, ACT, or Both?