Tag: standardized tests

UCs will forgo SATs and ACTs

All UCs will no longer consider SAT or ACT test scores when making admissions decisions or awarding scholarships. This is a good move for many reasons.

ULV to make SATs optional for admission

In 2021 the University of La Verne will go to a test-optional admissions policy, which means that applicants will have a choice of including their SAT or ACT test scores along with their applications – or not.

Test-optional levels playing field

More than 1,000 accredited colleges and universities as of this fall have a test-optional admissions policy, meaning SATs and ACTs are not required.

Rethinking standardized tests

We've all experienced that feeling when we "just want to pass" a test. Usually when this happens, though, we forget actually learning the material.

SATs tell nothing of abilities

My eyes danced back and forth from the verbal analogy in front of me to the seconds ticking away on the clock. I looked around the room at how quickly my peers sat around me, filling in answer bubbles (with what I was sure were only correct answers), while I sat hypnotized at the blur my test book was becoming.

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