SAT Essay Policies by-State, by-Institution

(The College Board)–The new SAT Essay is a lot like writing assignments you’ll see in college. It asks you to read a passage and analyze how the author constructs a persuasive argument. You’ll have 50 minutes to complete your response. Quick Facts The SAT Essay is optional, but many colleges require or recommend it. If […]

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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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