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New SAT?: What You Need to Know
The College Board announced a major overhaul to its SAT exam starting in Spring 2016. Members of the Class of 2017 will be the first students to take the new SAT. Here’s what you need to know:
ACT or SAT?: What’s a Student To Do? Take the SAT/ACT Diagnostic
Curiously, too many students never take the college entrance exam (SAT or ACT) they’re likely to score better on.
Impressive Candidate vs. Admitted Student
Her story is not unusual — stellar grades, challenging course load, strong SAT scores and recommendations, assortment of activities and community service — applied to a dozen highly-selective institutions (“reach schools”) and was rejected across the board. Adding insult to injury, Bella was also turned down by some of the “likely schools” to which she applied.
Common Application Prompts for Fall 2015 Admission
The 2014-2015 Common Application, scheduled to launch on August 1, 2014, will include five “personal statement” essay prompts. The prompts were designed to enable applicants to tell their unique stories as part of a holistic selection process.
The Story Behind the SAT Overhaul
College Board to Drop SAT Writing Requirements
Why Are American Colleges Obsessed With ‘Leadership’?
9 Ways to Show Your Interest to Colleges
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