With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the major testing services have had to rethink their traditional calendars. While both the ACT and the College Board have announced revised plans for this summer and fall, these announcements can be seen as nothing more than tentative at this point. As of now, the folks at ACT… Continue reading ACT & THE COLLEGE BOARD ANNOUNCE TENTATIVE PLANS FOR SUMMER AND FALL
The cancellation of test dates for the ACT and SAT has justifiably caused colleges and universities across the country to rethink the place of standardized testing in their assessment of applicants. Within just the past week, many schools—and even entire state systems like the University of California consortium—have announced that they are making significant adjustments… Continue reading CHANGES TO COLLEGE TESTING POLICIES AND KAPLAN RESOURCES
This week, students who took the March “redesigned” SAT will receive their scores. In anticipation of these scores, College Board (the nonprofit organization that administers the SAT) published “SAT Score Converter.” This tool allows users to see the concordance between “old” SAT and “new” SAT scores and also ACT and “new” SAT scores. The Converter allows you… Continue reading HOW DO “NEW” SAT SCORES COMPARE TO SCORES FROM THE ACT AND “OLD” SAT?
Beginning in March 2016, College Board will be administering a redesigned SAT Reasoning Test. This updated version of the test will emphasize critical analysis and real-world problem-solving, and a new scoring system will no longer punish students for incorrect responses. It also seems rather clear that many of these revisions (i.e. heavier accent on reading comprehension, reduced focus… Continue reading THE “REDESIGNED” SAT
Here at College Navigator, we want to make sure you are looking ahead at the academic credentials you will submit with your college applications, and how they will look to college admissions officers. Keep these three things in mind: G: grades. Your performance in your classes at Kent will be a strong indicator of your… Continue reading SETTING YOUR G.P.S.