UC creates task force to review admissions process

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A new task force has been created by the university to review and correct how undergraduate campuses verify admitted students’ academic credentials prior to enrollment. The Admissions Verification Task Force was announced by UC President Janet Napolitano on Wednesday in response to problems with admissions at UC Irvine this past
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Looking back, were AP Tests worth it?

When our high school counselors told us to take every AP we could (because it would help us in college), they might have left out a few details. Depending on what college and major you’re in, AP tests can be fruitful or pointless. There’s just so much bureaucracy over AP
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Changes to the SAT fall short

NATIONAL AFFAIRS: The revamped SAT test will better reflect what students learn in school, but test scores will still depend upon family income.

While the changes are an improvement over the current format in more accurately reflecting students’ college preparedness, thorough test prep will still give some an unfair advantage, meaning students’ scores will continue to depend largely on their parents’ incomes.
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