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Several universities, including Harvard, were accused of misleading students with unclear financial aid policies.
Universities have been accused of misleading students with unclear financial aid instructions.
One hundred and eleven institutions of higher learning, including Harvard, have made changes to their financial aid instructions after the Democratic staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform alleged they were potentially misleading financial aid applicants.
Many have constantly questioned the ability of the SAT to test students on material relevant to their high school curricula.
The internet has been ablaze this week with news of the SAT undergoing some serious changes. The changes include cutting the penalty for incorrect guessing, eliminating esoteric vocabulary words (ha), and making the essay optional. Good start, College Board, but Flyby has some suggestions to complete the overhaul.
Prompt: Is it better to have a short and practical test, or a long, expensive, complicated one?
With its well intended changes, the SAT seems to have unconsciously alienated the international community of high school students who wish to pursue an education in the US.
According to a recent report released by the College Board on February 11, 2014, the number of high school students taking Advanced Placement Exams has been consistently increasing over the past 10 years.
The SAT will be going through a major overhaul for the spring of 2016.
The SAT is going through a major overhaul for spring 2016.
College freshmen know best how the SAT really applies to their university lives.
For students who are planning to take the SAT starting spring 2016, we have great news: The College Board just announced great changes to the structure and format of the infamous exams. For those who read the news and still don’t understand what it exactly means, here is a breakdown of some of the most important changes.
After the announcement that the SAT will undergo major changes in coming years, the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid praised the revisions revealed for the popular standardized test, which other admissions experts cautioned raise many unanswered questions.
Major changes are in the works for the SAT, according to an announcement made by David Coleman, president of The College Board, early Wednesday afternoon.
Every year, students all over the world are thrilled to receive acceptance letters to Harvard and other Ivy League schools. It’s a sign that their hard work in school has finally paid off, and that they are on their way to accomplishing even more. But for a large portion of admitted students, it’s not the acceptance letter that guarantees the diploma–it’s the financial aid letter.