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Testing the waters

Standardized testing in college admissions can create an unfair advantages.
Standardized testing can provide unfair advantages in applications
September 24, 2020

With the pause on standardized testing due to COVID-19 magnifying the role of the SAT and ACT in college admissions, universities should consider the realities of financial inequality when deciding whether...

Testing uncertainty affects college application process

Testing uncertainty affects college application process
Students adjust to SAT and ACT cancellations due to COVID-19
August 20, 2020

Availability for standardized testing is causing uncertainty in the college admissions process as students struggle to find open testing locations during the coronavirus pandemic. Even when students sign...

Juniors attend testing workshop

Junior Isabelle Paul looks online to register for the ACT. After taking the PSAT and practice ACT, Paul has decided to take the ACT.
January 16, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors participated in a full-day ACT and SAT test preparation day yesterday with Compass Education Group. Compass brought in team members for three sessions, math and science strategies,...

Institutions open doors

Institutions open doors
Optional tests offer more student access to universities, colleges
September 27, 2018

Preparing for and taking standardized tests can cost an applicant’s family hundreds to thousands of dollars and dozens of hours, only for a student to receive a score that an admissions representative...

Information night highlights new SAT

Students and parents attended the Standardized Testing Info Night earlier this evening. Refreshments and snacks were served beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation started at 6 p.m.
Standardized Testing Info Night brought information to students and their parents about the testing process.
November 10, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors and their families gathered in the Little Theater for the annual Standardized Testing Info Night this evening. “We want to educate parents and students about standardized...

Seniors commended for success

Seniors commended for success
National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognizes six students for their outstanding PSAT results.
October 26, 2015

The sound of clapping filled Syufy Theatre as students supported a few of their senior peers in a commendation of academic excellence. After taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) last...

PSAT enables viral Internet craze

PSAT enables viral Internet craze
October 16, 2015

Although students completed the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test yesterday, people who took the PSAT created a new internet sensation consisting of memes based on elements from the standardized test....

PSAT brings standardized testing to school

Students take standardized test in preparation for SAT.
October 14, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors entered their assigned rooms with only a calculator and pencil this morning to take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test. “It was hard because I didn’t know...

College counseling elective begins for juniors

College Counselor Director Rebecca Munda explains PSAT scores to juniors, helping them understand subject skill sets./ Liana Lum
January 6, 2015

Juniors gathered in the Mother Williams Library with their ipads this morning for their first college counseling elective. “As juniors, it’s time to think about where you want to go and...

College Board announces SAT revisions

College Board announces SAT revisions
March 18, 2014

  College Board President David Coleman has announced major changes to the SAT, starting in spring 2016, affecting over a million college-bound students “I am very happy about the new changes,”...

Testing your options

Testing your options
October 10, 2013

Alice Jones Managing Editor During her summer job with a lot of free time as a receptionist, senior Niamh Fitzsimons sat with pencil in hand and an SAT book open to the practice sections, skimming...

Recent tragic events teach students to live in the present

September 23, 2010

Zoë Newcomb Editor-in-Chief For many of my peers, high school is an excuse for ignorance. “We’re young,” they say, “We have the rest of ours lives to begin caring.” For others, like myself,...

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