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Public Universities in Washington Will No Longer Require SAT or ACT...

All four-year public universities in Washington will adopt permanent test-optional policies beginning fall 2021, according to a joint statement by the Washington State Council...

Pandemic Has Surprising Effects on Diversity in Elite College Admissions

After more than a year of declining enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities, some higher education institutions are seeing an admissions boom. Common App, which...

Inequities Persist in College Applicants Despite Reducing SAT, ACT Requirements

Recent data from the Common App shows overall college applicants have increased by 10 percent for 2021, with large, selective schools experiencing the highest...

New ACT Test Options Could Help Disadvantaged Students

The ACT exam will begin offering new options in September 2020 in an effort to make the standardized college admissions test more flexible for...

University of Chicago Makes ACT, SAT Optional in Effort to Increase...

On June 14, the University of Chicago (UChicago) announced that starting next year, U.S. applicants to the school would no longer be required to...