The New SAT

In the event you haven’t been scouring your Twitter or your Facebook feed for standardized test-related news, let me be the first to let you lucky high school students who plan to take the SAT know that, by 2016, it’s changing!  #WOOHOO #getalifeanders,youdork Reading through the list of changes, I was struck with how much…

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What is this thing called the ACT?

In November of 1959, the ACT (American College Testing Program) was given for the first time as a tool to help colleges and universities admit and place students in the appropriate courses. It became useful as an indicator of academic preparation, and helpful in awarding students specific financial aid. Today, the ACT is taken by…

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