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After months of SAT cancellations, students prepare for what might be their last chance to take an SAT before submitting applications to colleges.

Administration prepares to host November SAT amidst pandemic

By Sahil Venkatesan November 2, 2020

The statewide cancellation of SAT administrations across California led FUHSD district administrators to offer the SAT at every school in the district this coming Saturday, Nov. 7, FUHSD coordinator of...

Colleges may rely heavily on an applicant’s extracurriculars and hobbies instead of academics, when selecting students to admit.

California colleges adjust admission prerequisites temporarily in light of pandemic

By Jane Park April 25, 2020

All California universities and colleges — including UCs, state schools, community colleges and private colleges — have temporarily changed their previous grade- and test-based standards for admission...

The SAT and ACT discriminates against those with economic disadvantages and needs to be removed as a requirement for college admissions.

Dropping SAT, ACT requirements amid a pandemic benefits those with test anxiety, socioeconomic challenges

By Saanvi Thakur April 21, 2020

When entering high school, most students have a checklist to complete before graduating: subject tests, AP tests and most importantly, the SAT or ACT. These tasks are all top priorities for students, and...

The SAT has caused much unnecessary stress and creates an unhealthy mindset.

Abolish the SAT requirement from college applications

By Jane Park March 24, 2020

Schools all over the nation are closing due to  the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the SATs and ACTs scheduled for March, April and May are canceled or postponed at local high schools and colleges...

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