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Trouble at the Top

Is this the end of the SAT and ACT essays? On June 1, Yale announced it was dropping the requirement that students submit an essay score from the SAT or the ACT. Now, everyone in the college admissions world is asking, “Why?” Well, one reason is obvious: Harvard did it first. These two schools have […]

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(Not so) Big Changes Ahead for ACT this Fall

Those of us in the test prep world have been tracking proposed changes to the ACT – set to release this fall of 2015 – for over a year now. ACT has been somewhat close-handed about these changes, aside from the occasional marketing-driven burst of info around the migration to online ACT testing or the reinvention of […]