Category: Test Strategy

The 10th Grade Standardized Testing Dilemma

For high school students nearing the end of 10th grade, right now is a challenging time to figure out what to do about their standardized test plan for college applications. There’s been a tidal wave of test-optional policies implemented by colleges across the United States. Some colleges have done away… Read more

The End of Standardized Testing: Has the Time Come?

In the world of college admissions, few things change frequently. Except in one area—standardized testing* requirements for admission. It has been my observation that, in the last 5 to 7 years, standardized testing requirements have seen the highest rate of change for a significant number of colleges and universities in… Read more

The Different Flavors of Standardized Tests

When most people hear the expression “standardized tests” they automatically think of the SAT and ACT exams. The simple reason is that those are the two most prominent standardized tests almost everyone who is applying to college has to think about. However, they are by far not the only tests… Read more

Standardized Tests: Do’s and Don’ts

When the time comes for high school students to apply to college, they usually have two standardized test choices: the SAT or the ACT. Plotting a sensible course through the admission process is not necessarily an easy task, though. Many students have questions regarding these standardized tests used for college… Read more