Admissions Insider

To Be Test Optional or Not to Be,
for International Students

As more colleges make submission of SAT or ACT scores optional, the decision on whether to require scores from international applicants can raise a different set of issues.

Students Sue Over Canceled SAT Scores

Egyptian students challenge cancellation of their SAT scores for test security reasons, saying they were not given evidence or opportunity to appeal. College Board says evidence was "overwhelming."

Light Up, but Skip Flagship Enrollment

Study links state bans on affirmative action to increased smoking by minority young adults.

Conan Takes on the Parents

Was Conan O'Brien's son admitted to school for mutants?

The Week in Admissions News

Southern Cal's admissions fraud; the desire for more aid; push for full Pell; student loan oversight.

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