Tag Archives | SAT scores

Colleges and Universities That Cheat

Claremont McKenna College recently announced that it had been sending inflated SAT scores to US News since 2005. According to news accounts, the vice president and dean of admissions admitted inflating the scores and resigned. The college’s critical reading scores were inflated by an average of 17 points and the math scores were bumped up [...]

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4 SAT and ACT Testing Strategies

During the past few days, I’ve sharing ACT and SAT test prep strategies to boost your teenager’s SAT or ACT scores.  You’ll find my final ACT and SAT tips below, along with links to the previous ACT and SAT test prep posts. SAT Testing Strategy: Use SAT Score Choice Until last year, students who took [...]

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Weekend College Blog Roundup: Financial Aid, SAT Scores…

Don’t have time to track down relevant stories about college admissions, financial aid and important topics for families with teenagers? No worries. You can find lots of them right here at TheCollegeSolutionBlog.com and each weekend I also provide the links to the college posts that I write over at CBSMoneyWatch.com. Here are my CBS stories [...]

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College Blog Weeekend RoundUp: Harvard, Student Loans and SAT Tests

Here’s my weekend college blog roundup of the posts that I wrote during the past few days for CBSMoneyWatch.com. Hope you enjoy them. Is Harvard Going Broke? If you’ve been struggling to stay on a budget, you might appreciate what’s happening at Harvard, which is experiencing the worst financial crisis of its 373-year history. The [...]

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Surviving Bad SAT or ACT Scores

What adjective would best describe your SAT or ACT scores: A) Transcendent. B) Puissant. C) Sublime. D) Dreadful. If  your answer was “D,” here’s news that can chase away that funk:  The number of  SAT and ACT-optional schools continues to climb so even if you don’t earn a good SAT score or good ACT score, [...]

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