By Scott Jaschik ( Inside Higher Ed)

Applying to American colleges is increasingly stressful and unfair to those from outside the U.S., says a group of international admissions officials.

Students outside the United States “have been unjustly impacted by the recent test cancellations and limitations, a result of widespread cheating concerns, by both the ACT and College Board,” said a statement issued last week by the International Association for College Admission Counseling (a division of the National Association for College Admission Counseling).

The association’s counselors help American students and international students enrolled at some of the best secondary schools in many countries, schools whose graduates are highly sought by many American colleges.
The statement calls on testing organizations to provide the same number of opportunities for those inside and outside the United States taking key tests. As an example of current inequities, the statement notes that those taking the SAT last year had eight chances to do so in the United States and only four outside the United States.  Go to full article

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