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Dreams Deferred: Colleges Conspire with College Board to Recruit Low-Scoring Students  They Can Subsequently Reject to Boost their Rankings
Dreams Deferred: Colleges Conspire with College Board to Recruit Low-Scoring Students They Can Subsequently Reject to Boost their Rankings

Once again, we need to issue to our students a “Buyer Beware” regarding the College Admissions Test Industrial Complex. The Wall Street Journal has broken the story how the College Board, father of the SAT, is selling personal information from low-scoring students to colleges, which then recruit these same kids to apply with the explicit goal of rejecting them - in order to increase the selectivity of their institutions.Read more

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes in the ACT
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes in the ACT

With many significant events happening in our world this week including Turkey’s airstrikes on Syria and an evolving impeachment inquiry, you may have missed the big news in college admissions that broke on Wednesday: significant changes to ACT test administrations.Read more