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The Future of Testing Is Anything but Standardized

Colleges are beginning to solidify their post-pandemic testing policies. Conclusions on the best path forward have been disparate and, at times, contradictory.

Yale Tries to Straddle the Testing Divide

The university will require test scores but accept alternatives to the SAT and ACT. Officials hope it’s the right mix of rigor and flexibility for a post-pandemic era.

Waiting for a ‘Last Word’ on Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court declined to hear a case against a magnet school’s diversity-focused admission policies. Is it a green light for ”race-neutral” alternatives in higher ed?

A FAFSA of Their Own

After months of FAFSA delays and missteps, some colleges are sending students homemade aid forms and early offer estimates. That could be a risky gambit.

Cutting Off Qatar

Texas A&M’s Board of Regents voted to shutter its long-standing, hugely profitable branch campus in the Gulf country. Are accusations of Hamas ties to blame?