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Due to the new variations of the AP exams, there are a few recomendations that the College Board advises students to do before exam day, like testing out the app, and getting to the app 30 minutes early.

Students adjust to the new AP exam schedule and format

By Elijah Savett, Observations Editor May 29, 2021

It is the busiest time of year. Juniors are trying to prepare for the SATs, seniors are preparing for graduation and sophomores and freshmen are flooded with schoolwork. But recently, the biggest task...

Students are faced with immense stress as they prepare for the AP test in May. Many students have different stress responses to the removal of the Long Essay Question from the exam

Removal of LEQ leaves students with mixed feelings

By Alfonso Arduz, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

As AP exam month creeps around the corner, many students are left wondering what changes will be made due to COVID-19 this year. Although many adjustments have already been made, one has become especially...

College Board makes much-needed changes to SAT

College Board makes much-needed changes to SAT

By Alissa Li and Madison Hurr April 21, 2014

Three letters, one test. The SAT. For lucky test takers, this dreaded test that is imperative for college admissions is completing transforming in spring 2016. In early March, College Board announced...

The College Board graders simply scan for key words, not content.

College Board takes unfair approach to grading essay

By Yash Nigam, Production Editor November 26, 2013

The SAT is one of the main factors that affect the college admissions of nearly 2 million students yearly. However, College Board, the creator and sole administrator of the test, unfairly and hastily grades...

College Board has monopoly on education

October 29, 2010

The college admissions process is like one huge whirlwind—everything occurs very quickly and there is not much time to argue or think things through. Most students are advised by their parents, teachers...

Does College Board make a game of admissions?

$47 for the reasoning test.  $21 for taking one subject test, and $10 per additional test.  $13 for the PSAT.  $87 for each AP exam.  $25 for the initial CSS Profile Application and $16 per school...

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