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Students have learned how to hack their calculators to help them cheat on the SAT.
The change is part of ongoing efforts to attract applicants from a range of socioeconomic backgrounds.
Unbeknownst to many of us college students, College Board test takers have used technology to jump leagues ahead on our most important college preparation test by cheating. Peter Wayner's book “Sneak Attack” enters the world of these high school geeks. Taking a conversation with a Brooklyn Science grad, as well as many other technical sources, Wayner exposes the simple fact that “anyone could cheat on the SAT”.
Roughly 82 percent of the 2,023 students admitted to the Class of 2018 have decided to matriculate—a figure that represents the College’s highest yield in 45 years.
Are Asian American students held to much higher standards compared to peers during the college application process?
There are two very well-known facts about highly-selective admissions among Asian American applicants: 1) Asian American applicants and admittances, on average, score higher on the SAT than students from any other race. 2) While the percentage of students belonging to most other racial minorities in highly selective colleges have gone up over the years, the percentage of Asian-American students has not.
Students protest the Supreme Court's decision on Affirmative Action.
Weekly News Round-Up: Banning Affirmative Action, Questioning Ivy League Statistics, and Welcoming The Class of 2018
Banning Affirmative Action, Questioning Ivy League Statistics, and Welcoming The Class of 2018
Admissions officers are often saddened by the the rejection letters their schools send out too.
In efforts to raise awareness about campus issues, representatives from The Diversity Report and Our Harvard Can Do Better staged demonstrations for admitted students.
Here’s something you don’t usually hear in discussions about the increasingly competitive landscape of college and graduate school admissions: rejection letters don’t only sadden students. They have the same strong emotional impact on admissions committee members as well.
Some students said that because of the late timing of Visitas, they will have already decided where they will attend college before the visit weekend.
Legal defense fund Project on Fair Representation launched a site earlier this month to seek students who claimed they were not admitted to Harvard because of their race, for a possible lawsuit against the University.
The College Board has recently released details of a new, revised, and, potentially, improved SAT. In a horrendously long and frightfully dull 211-page PDF file, the College Board divulged details of the upcoming SAT that will be introduced to the stressful, acne-prone, nail-biting world of college hopefuls in the spring of 2016.