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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...

College Board Eliminates SAT Subject Tests and Essay Section

On Tuesday, the College Board announced it will discontinue SAT subject-matter tests and the optional essay section in an effort to reduce student workload...

SAT Launches ‘Adversity Score’ to Compensate for Disparities in Test Results

American colleges and universities are increasingly concerned about socioeconomic disparities in standardized testing, especially when it comes to SAT and ACT scores. Wealthy test takers...

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...

Schools See Spike in Diverse Enrollment with Test-Optional Admissions

As more and more colleges and universities — currently about 850 — drop test scores from their admissions requirements, many schools are witnessing an...