Recent and Upcoming Changes to the SAT for 2024

Written by CIT Consultant Anne Weber The game of volleyball and the SAT have a lot in common. If you played high school volleyball like I did (way, way back in the 1980’s) and you watch volleyball played today, save for the court and net, you might think it’s a different sport. The rules of…

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The Test Optional Path in the 2022/23 Application Cycle: Q and A with CIT  College Testing Policies Expert Tiffany Kolb

CIT Consultant Tiffany Kolb discusses what families need to know now about the test optional path in college admissions: Important takeaways from the most recent application cycle, possibilities of test optional applications at highly selective colleges, and the process of determining whether or not to submit scores Q:  Tiffany, in general terms, what’s new on…

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Should I take the CLEP exam?

CLEP exam

  By Dr. Matthew Andrews Should I take the CLEP? Is it better than SAT, ACT, and AP? A parent asked our team, “Should my child take a CLEP exam?” What is CLEP? The CLEP is the College Level Examination Program from the College Board. CLEP is similar to other College Board exams, such as: AP…

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3 Key Questions to Determine When to Take Standardized Tests

Most families don’t realize that timing should be a consideration when taking standardized tests, and Lauren Gaggioli of HigherScoresTestPrep.com shares 3 main criteria she uses to determine whether students should take their first test in the fall or the spring.   Question #1: What level math is your student in?   If your student is…

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