History of Test Prep: ACT to Drop 1-36 Scoring on the Writing Section

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May  2016 ACT Will Move to 2-to-12 Score Range for ACT Writing Test Results IOWA CITY, Iowa—Beginning this fall with the September national test date, ACT will no longer report ACT writing test scores on a 1-to-36 scale. To reduce confusion among users, the writing score will instead be reported on a […]

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How a teacher bombed the SATs

(Boston Globe) By James S. Murphy– I HOLD A PhD in English from the University of California, Berkeley. I’ve taught students to write at Emory, Berkeley, and Harvard and picked up three teaching awards along the way. I have published more than two dozen pieces in national publications, including The Atlantic and Vanity Fair. In May, […]

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