We haven't finished one full admissions cycle in a year dominated by the test optional trend and colleges are already extending and expanding their policies.
Cornell, Penn, Penn State, Rutgers, Baylor, Williams, and Amherst have all announced that the SAT and ACT will not be required for next year, and in some cases, beyond. Get ready. There will be more colleges to follow. (Keep an eye on my Instagram Story for the latest announcements.)
1. The Strong Test-Taker
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2. The Strong Student
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3. The Student That Falls in the Middle
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Standardized tests are no longer an impediment to applying and attending college. But if you have high scores, use them. If not, don't sweat it. This coming year is about choice. Students will have choices and I want them to use this moment to make the right choice for them.