2,900 Admitted Early Action to Class of 2021

(The Heights)  By Connor Murphy — The Office of Undergraduate Admission admitted 2,900 students to the Boston College Class of 2021 in December, about 33 percent of a pool of 9,000. Last year’s early action acceptance rate was 32 percent, with a pool of about 8,500 applicants, marking a 5 percent increase this year in early applications. […]

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Juniors and college search

(TAPinto)  Kate Balboni — This one goes out to all the juniors out there. I can feel you squirming in your seats, “Who me?” Yes, you!  The time has come to turn that college dial up a notch.  “But I still have so much time left!”  But you really don’t.  Ideally in a year from […]

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ACT – Free OpenEd Resources to ACT Question of the Day

IOWA CITY, Iowa—Students who answer the free, online ACT Question of the Day will now be given access to complimentary resources designed to help them improve their academic skills in the covered topic area. The enhanced ACT Question of the Day, which is accessed through the ACT Profile service, will allow students to improve their […]

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Text Your Way to College

(New York Times)  By. David L. Kirp —  Every year, hundreds of thousands of high school seniors make bad choices about where — or whether — to go to college. Some who would excel at top-ranked institutions opt for second-tier institutions. And more than 200,000 students who have been accepted by colleges never enroll. The […]

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The College Board: SAT® Testing Supports for English Language Learners

(Collegeboard.org)  PRESS RELEASE — NEW YORK—The College Board has overhauled its request process for testing accommodations, making it easier for eligible students to receive the support they need on College Board assessments. Beginning January 1, 2017, the vast majority of students who are approved for and using testing accommodations at their school through a current […]

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