Monthly Archives: January 2014
How To Make Sense Of SAT and ACT Scores.
Even though the ACT has taken over market share from the SAT, many parents and teachers are still not comfortable with interpreting ACT results. The people who design these tests know this, and you can google “ACT-SAT Concordance” to get … Continue reading
Which Test Is Better For Me: SAT or ACT?.
Twenty years ago, the ACT had just a small share of the college admissions testing market. But times have changed: in 2013, the ACT eclipsed the SAT in the number of students who took the test. Now students have a … Continue reading
In the 1/8/14 Princeton Alumni Weekly, the admissions office posted the 2014 Early Action numbers: 3,854 students applied EA , and 714 (18.5%) of them were offered admission on 12/16/13. Applications were up by 1% over last year, when the acceptance … Continue reading
Clients are often very concerned about the percent of students admitted to X College. We get it. This statistic offers freeze-dried information about selectivity, and a student’s relative odds of admission. We always point out the significance of two other … Continue reading