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Do I Need to Send Official SAT and AP Score Reports?

Do I Need to Send Official SAT and AP Score Reports?

Can you explain self-reporting test scores to me? I am putting all my SAT and AP scores into Common App but now I am not sure if …

COVID-19 Derails Standardized Testing

COVID-19 Derails Standardized Testing

The effects of the pandemic this fall have worsened since spring and summer. The fallout has been increasingly hard on the standa…

To Send ... or Not to Send ... ACT Scores

To Send ... or Not to Send ... ACT Scores

My son received a 27 on the ACT exam. We are grappling with whether or not to submit his scores or just let his application speak…
Should I Take Advantage of Test-Optional Policies Despite Planning a Gap Year?

Should I Take Advantage of Test-Optional Policies Despite Planning a Gap Year?

I have a question about test-optional admissions and a gap year. I'm not a good test taker and my pre-ACT was only a 15 (I didn't…
How Do I Explain Why I’m Not Submitting Test Scores to Colleges?

How Do I Explain Why I’m Not Submitting Test Scores to Colleges?

One of the colleges I'm applying to wants test-optional students to submit a statement about why they are applying test optional.…

Will Alumni Interviewers Ask About Test Scores?

Will Alumni Interviewers Ask About Test Scores?

I have a question about alumni interviews. I applied test-optional and I have two alumni interviews scheduled. Do alumni intervie…

5 Factors to Consider When Applying to Test-Optional Colleges

5 Factors to Consider When Applying to Test-Optional Colleges

You don't need me to tell you that COVID-19 has majorly impacted the world. But what you might not realize is that one of the way…

10 Last-Minute Mistakes Every College Applicant Should Avoid Making

10 Last-Minute Mistakes Every College Applicant Should Avoid Making

College deadlines are quickly approaching, which means many students are scrambling to submit their applications, essays, transcr…

Should a Student Travel to Take the SAT?

Should a Student Travel to Take the SAT?

My daughter is stressed beyond stressed about the SAT. She took it once and got a 1370 but is aiming high (Vanderbilt, Northweste…

Should Applicant Send SAT Scores When Math is High but Verbal Isn't?

Should Applicant Send SAT Scores When Math is High but Verbal Isn't?

I have a question about SAT scores. My son had the chance to take the SAT twice, which I know is a luxury right now. Both times, …

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