There have been many developments over the past three months regarding standardized testing at America’s top colleges and universities due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Below, find a list of updated policies, put together by our team of insider experts. College of William and Mary: standardized test scores optional for undergraduate applicants in the 2020-2021 … Continue reading Updated standardized testing policies due to COVID-19
Standardized testing can be among the most stressful parts of the college application process. When it comes to taking ACT and SAT, many students find themselves unsure of which to pursue. To help decide, we recommend you take a mock SAT and ACT and compare your performance on each. However, if you find that you … Continue reading Should you take the SAT or ACT?
The following is an in-depth look at some of the top colleges and universities that either don’t require applicants to submit SAT/ACT scores or have flexible policies. Each school has a different approach, so we encourage you to do your research before submitting (or omitting) your standardized test scores! All numerical data are sourced from … Continue reading Test Optional Colleges 2017-2018
When it comes to standardized testing, it is helpful to analyze your child’s scores relative to the schools he or she is interested in applying to. Here is a sampling of median SAT scores from 2016 at some of the most highly selective colleges and universities in the U.S. (scores are listed in a 25th – … Continue reading Median SAT scores at top U.S. universities
With classes and final exams wrapping up for the year, rising juniors and seniors should begin to map out a plan for standardized testing. For students taking the SAT, August 26 is the next available testing date (registration is due by July 28; students receive exam scores by September 15). For rising seniors, this test date … Continue reading Preparing for the August SAT