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Most Recent Changes to the SAT & SAT Subject Tests

Most Recent Changes to the SAT & SAT Subject Tests

The College Board recently announced significant changes to the SAT as well as the SAT Subject Tests. First, after June 2021, the SAT will no longer have an optional essay component. There may also be additional changes to the test as the College Board makes a strong...

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Is Your AP Exam Prep Good Enough?

Is Your AP Exam Prep Good Enough?

Many things have been changing in the college admissions landscapes. Notably, there has been a decreased emphasis on general standardized exams such as the SAT and ACT and a legal push to prevent such considerations. This was evidenced most dramatically in an Alameda...

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The Latest On AP Testing from FLEX CEO

The Latest On AP Testing from FLEX CEO

On March 16, 2020 the College Board announced that it is trying to “develop streamlined AP Exam options,” including the possibility of allowing students to test from home. Students need to act quickly. During a time of school closures and restricted extracurricular...

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