Applying to college usually means writing some essays, asking for letters of recommendation, and submitting your transcripts. Is the ACT required for college? The answer is, not necessarily! We also offer a few tips for what to do with these ACT-optional college lists.
Should I Complete Optional College Essays?
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As Colleges Move Away From the SAT, Will Admissions Algorithms Step In?
Find all of our Student Opinion questions here. How teachers teach students has changed in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Should how schools grade students change, too? Many colleges are considering this question. Should high schools and middle schools also consider changing their grading policies?
Tovia Smith. As stressful as it always is for students applying to college, this year it's all that — and then some — for the admissions officials trying to decide whether to admit them. Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics admissions officers at selective schools have long relied on, leaving colleges scrambling to figure out what else they might consider instead. Schools will also have to make do without a semester's worth or more of extracurricular activities — sports, band, theater, volunteering and anything else that would help distinguish applicants from one another.