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Testing-Optional College Admissions and UC California Ruling
Recently, the University of California was ordered to stop using SAT and ACT test scores in admissions, and while the case involves students with disabilities, the judge’s ruling extends to all prospective students.
Powerful Prep Founder Matt Larriva Receives His Millionth Answer-View on Quora
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, September 10, 2020 /EINPresswire.com/ — Matt Larriva, founder of Powerful Prep, a leading concierge tutoring firm dedicated to transparency, massive point gains and customized curriculum, recently received his millionth answer-view on Quora, a platform to ask…
What are the additional steps needed to achieve a 1500 on my SAT this December?
can’t guarantee a 1500, but I can tell you how to make sure you have the highest likelihood of the largest improvement in the time you have
Should my child take the SAT or ACT even if schools are test-optional?
Almost all colleges still accept SAT scores. You might be conflating a couple stories: 1) about how the UC system chose to go test-optional until replacing the SAT/ACT with their own test 2) about how a judge ruled that the…
2020-2021 Supplemental College Admissions Essays
The 2021 College Application Season is here and colleges across the country are beginning to release their supplemental essays.
Should I still take the SAT, even if it’s at risk of cancellation, in this epidemic for admission at Wharton?
Definitely. This is something of a no-lose situation. If you try to take the test and it’s canceled, then you’re no worse
Does It Make Sense To Invest In An ACT Tutor Before The First Test?
Regardless of how you prep (with or without a tutor) do not take a test “to see how you score”
Do people recognize UPenn like MIT, Stanford, Princeton, or Harvard?
If you asked people to write down all the Ivy League schools, I’m fairly confident UPenn would be left off by most.
Will August’s SAT Curve be Generous Due to Covid?
Will August’s SAT curve be more generous than the other SAT curve on other test dates? It might actually be harder, here’s why…
Can I Submit the ACT without the Writing Section?
Will test-optional colleges take my ACT score into consideration if I don’t have the ACT writing portion this year?
Should I take the SAT in the wake of Covid and Test Optional?
It totally depends on: what you mean by “good school”what your background looks like “Testing-optional” does not mean optional for everyone. If…
What is meant by a well-rounded student when applying to any Ivy League school?
You’re not understanding this cliche correctly. Ivy League universities don’t want well-rounded students they want well rounded student bodies. For a long period in…