A New Digital SAT Is Coming!

A New Digital SAT Is Coming!

This week, the College Board announced that starting with the class of 2025 (current high school freshmen), test-takers will exclusively take a shorter, digital, adaptive SAT. By the spring of 2024, all SATs and PSATs administered in the US and abroad will be...
Accommodations on the ACT & SAT

Accommodations on the ACT & SAT

As the testing season for juniors begins, many families are wondering how their student with certain learning differences might be able to receive testing accommodations on tests like the ACT and SAT. Students who have documented learning differences can apply and...
Should I Take the ACT with Writing?

Should I Take the ACT with Writing?

As juniors begin the start of their college admissions process, there’s one question we can’t seem to escape, “Should my student sign up for the Writing or Essay component of the ACT or SAT?” For many years, there’s been a great deal of confusion about the purpose of...
SAT/ACT Testing Timelines

SAT/ACT Testing Timelines

What does the best testing timeline look like? We speak to so many families and students about this exact topic every year, with many families wishing they had started earlier. The better you plan the process, the less stressful the process is. Many things have...
Taking a Computer-Based ACT?

Taking a Computer-Based ACT?

Over the past few years, the ACT has begun rolling out a computer-based version of the ACT. This exists in stark contrast to the paper-and-pencil version that’s been available for decades. Students taking a computer-based version will still see the same content and...
When Should You Submit Test Scores to a Test-Optional College?

When Should You Submit Test Scores to a Test-Optional College?

The way students are applying to college in a post-COVID world is different in almost every aspect, including what information a student decides to share with colleges during the application process. The largest change around college admissions recently has involved...