The unknown alternative to the SAT

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • The unknown alternative to the SAT…no one’s heard of this yet. What is it and who can take it?
  • Sexual assault on college campuses isn’t news. But can college students really trust the administration to make things right? Here’s what the data says and the schools where undergrads are most distrustful of their admin.
  • This top East Coast uni is giving more grants. Where is it and how do you qualify?

October 21, 2019 — Classic Learning Test
21k high schoolers took this test last year in lieu of the SAT or ACT. The 2-hour, $54 test focuses on values from Western culture. 172 colleges accept it and...

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