More Colleges Allow Applicants to Self-Report SAT and ACT Scores

(Associated Press).  Yale and Quinnipiac universities in Connecticut have joined a growing list of schools that have begun allowing applicants to self-report SAT and ACT test scores, rather than requiring them to submit official results from the organizations that administer the entrance exams.

The change will speed up the application process and allow students to apply to multiple schools without worrying about having to pay fees to have their scores sent to more than just a few schools, said Gregory Eichhorn, the vice president for admissions at Quinnipiac, which announced the change to its application policy on Thursday.

University officials will verify the scores with the College Board or ACT only for students who accept admission and can rescind the invitation if they find the scores were falsely self-reported.  Read the full article