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New Ways Colleges Can Evaluate Prospective Students Outside the SAT

  Anxiety over standardized testing may be a thing of the past for students. Over this past year, many colleges and universities chose to admit new students with more Read more

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How Card Issuers and Merchants Maneuvered One Year of Mastercard’s Magstripe Phase Out
August 13, 2022
Coming up on one year from the official announcement, retailers and card issuers rejoiced at Mastercard’s announcement that by 2024, issuers will no longer be required to use magnetic stripes on their Read more
DeLorean is Back…Actually They Never Left Us!
August 12, 2022
The forthcoming debut of the latest DeLorean iteration is discussed on the latest episode of “Are We There Yet?”. Host Grant Harrell talked with the automaker’s Chief Marketing Officer, Troy Beetz, Read more
How Teach for America Brings Diversity in Education to Houston Schools
August 12, 2022
Teach for America has been a cornerstone in creating more educators for the nation. The nonprofit founded in 1989 operates in more than two dozen regions across the country and introduces commitment Read more
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New Ways Colleges Can Evaluate Prospective Students Outside the SAT
October 4, 2021
  Anxiety over standardized testing may be a thing of the past for students. Over this past year, many colleges and universities chose to admit new students with more Read more
Have We Seen the Last of the Major Standardized Tests?
September 8, 2021
The education world was thrown off guard last year when many colleges announced they would disregard standardized tests as a part of the admissions process. And that looks like Read more
As California Phases Out SATs, What Should Schools Test Next?
August 25, 2021
  The standardized testing purge continues, with school districts and universities in California, Colorado, Texas, and more, distancing themselves further from the weight of Read more
Leaving the SAT Behind and Reshaping Professional Tutoring & Test Prep Work
April 2, 2021
The Fiske Guide to Colleges announced it would no longer report SAT or ACT scores. As one of the most trusted college guides, the move comes amid a flurry of institutions deciding they will also Read more
Can the SAT and ACT Evolve Past A Barrier-To-Entry Test?
April 1, 2021
With many colleges already opting out, the Fiske Guide to Colleges will no longer report SAT and ACT score ranges. The Guide found irrelevancy when it comes to the accuracy, Read more
Standardized Testing’s Impact on Student and Educator Psychology
March 31, 2021
  COVID-19 has had a lasting impact on education around the globe – and it might be time to take a hard look at whether or not traditional standardized testing is up to the Read more
Understanding How Commercialization in Education Led to 2020’s AP Tests: Ratified
August 11, 2020
Ratified is a radio show hosted by Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin, exploring the intersection of business and policy in long-form fashion.   After the nation issued a national emergency on Read more
ACT Announces Change in Leadership, Cost-Cutting Measures
June 3, 2020
ACT, the nonprofit organization that develops and delivers the ACT test, announced today a change in leadership and a series of cost-cutting measures to enable it to continue to serve students Read more