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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.…

Test-Optional Admissions Bring Holistic Reviews to Center Stage

Test-Optional Admissions Bring Holistic Reviews to Center Stage

Many rising high school seniors are going to find a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic when they apply to college this fall: …

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, …

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…

Are Ivies Really Test-Optional for International Applicants?

Are Ivies Really Test-Optional for International Applicants?

I have a question about test-optional admissions. I am in South Korea and will be applying to a few Ivies this fall that have dro…

Can I Send Colleges ONLY My SAT Subject Test Scores?

Can I Send Colleges ONLY My SAT Subject Test Scores?

I am applying to several Ivy league and other top 20 colleges this fall, and all of them are test optional. I didn't do particula…

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…

Infographic: Cornell, Tufts Among Schools Going Test Optional This Fall

Infographic: Cornell, Tufts Among Schools Going Test Optional This Fall

The onset of the coronavirus emergency has upended the college admissions process for current high school juniors and seniors. St…

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…

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