Tag Archives: SAT-Optional

The case for liberal arts schools

I recently wrote an article featured on College Thrive about the benefits of a liberal arts education for prospective employers.  In this article I talked about how liberal arts coursework will help you hone the broader (but vital) skills of communication, … Continue reading

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Top 10 SAT-Optional Schools (plus 2)

Stemming from our recent discussion of students with low SATs, we decided to profile the top 10 SAT/ACT-Optional Schools. The SAT-optional movement provides a great opportunity for impressive students whose SAT scores do not correlate with their successes.  The nonprofit FairTest provides a comprehensive list … Continue reading

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My SAT’s are low…now what?

SATs are the bane of many a high school student’s existence. While we can go back and forth on the relative merits and deficiencies of standardized testing, it is the reality for college admissions. But, is you have low SATs … Continue reading

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