The decisions add to student stress about the college admission process.
By Jeff Amy, Associated Press
A college admissions scandal involving several celebrities has cast an ugly spotlight on how entry into higher education can be gamed. Standardized tests like the ACT and SAT are a key point in the saga, and they now face renewed…
Standardized admission tests “have lost their luster as a common yardstick.”…
By Alina Tugend, The Hechinger Report
The scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed their children's way into top schools also has highlighted deeper concerns about the fairness of using SAT and ACT tests — gatekeepers for a U.S. admissions system already seen as favoring wealth…
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year's high school graduates aren't ready for college-level course work.
By PBS NewsHour
On Saturday, college hopefuls took a brand new SAT, marking the first time in over a decade the test curriculum has undergone major changes. While scores will still be submitted with many an application, there is growing skepticism of their…
By Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — ACT test takers take note: The No. 2 pencil is losing its cachet. Greater numbers of high school students will be able to take the college entrance exam on a computer next year.
By April Brown
One of the most frequently taken college admission exams in America has just undergone a significant makeover. The College Board, which administers the SAT, announced Wednesday the first major changes to the test since 2005. The changes, which will not…
A nice SAT or ACT score may end up paying dividends even after college graduation.
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