The Reality of Test-Optional College Admissions

The Reality of the Testing-Optional Trend   Abstract The trend of Testing-Optional institutions (colleges that do not require students to submit SAT or ACT results) has been increasing, from one school in 1969 to over 850 at present. Schools routinely opt into a Testing-Optional policy under the stated goals of increased socioeconomic and ethnic diversity […]

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College Scholarships Award High School Activists

(US News) by Arthur Murray. Since at least the turbulent 1960s, student activists have a history of promoting change, both in U.S. society and overseas. Protests on college campuses have been common, but high school students also push for change and advocate for causes. In addition to leading social change, student activism can earn high schoolers scholarships for college. […]

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Facts about aid, tuition for out-of-state students

(US News) By Farran Powell — Mississippi is a long way from Upstate New York, but Allie Hanson wanted to attend a public university out of state and chose her school based on its aid award. “Mississippi State has awesome merit-based packages,” says the 19-year-old sophomore, of Clifton Park, New York. “Because I got a 30 on my ACT, […]

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