Do You Need SAT or ACT Testing Accommodations? Good News: The Process is Now Much Easier

Recently, the College Board, the nonprofit organization that owns the SAT, PSAT 10, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT Subject Tests, and the AP exams as well as its competitor, ACT, Inc., which administers the test bearing the same name, announced major changes to their testing accommodations policy for those students with documented disabilities. A variety of testing...

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The Rise in Test Optional Admissions

The value of SAT and ACT scores as a factor in the college admissions process continues to be hotly debated. The College Board recently instituted dramatic revisions to the format of the test in response to overwhelming criticism as to the test’s ability to assess college readiness. Moreover, most studies have found that there...

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Understanding Your Child’s PSAT Scores

Every October, millions of U.S. and international students, mostly those in 11th grade, take the PSAT/NMSQT. The PSAT is not used by colleges in the admissions process, but the results can help you better understand your child’s academic strengths and weaknesses and suggest those academic skills that need to be developed for college readiness...

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