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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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Marshall Electronics Responds to Esports’ Massive Growth with Cutting-Edge POV Cameras
June 3, 2023

As we head into the middle of this decade, the eSports industry is witnessing an unprecedented boom. Valued at $1.42 billion in 2022, it’s projected to skyrocket to $4.47 billion by 2030, thanks to the rising adoption of smart devices and POV cameras, internet connectivity, and strategic partnerships like that of Microsoft and NVIDIA​. […]

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Legacy Payment Companies Embrace Blockchain Solutions. Their Infrastructure is Still “Fundamentally Not Aligned” with Web3 Payments.
June 2, 2023

Legacy payment companies are finally embracing blockchain solutions at scale, though still behind compared to the innovation that young fintech companies are bringing to the next generation of payment solutions. Regardless, this embrace is taking many shapes, and it’s still not a guarantee that they’re up to the task. In the last year, Visa […]

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The Importance of Legal Counsel to Major League Organizations
June 2, 2023

Live sporting events continue to be at the forefront of entertainment in America year after year. Between enthused fans, good food and drinks, and anticipation for record-breaking moments, the ambiance of a stadium on a game day is unmatched. However, behind the scenes of our beloved stadiums and sports traditions lies term sheets and contracts […]

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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 progressive criteria, making test scores obsolete in some cases. Being touted as a “holistic” approach, these institutions evaluate students as contributors to their educational development, rather […]

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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 decision could become permanent. Have we seen the last of the major standardized tests? Should school districts use this opportunity to improve their tests, rather than […]

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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 standardized testing metrics during the K-12 pipeline as well as during the college admissions process. The University of California system, for example, has put a definite end to SAT or ACT […]

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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 ignore the scores, at least for 2021. Research from FairTest shows 1,700 schools make the scores optional for prospective students […]

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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, usefulness, and validity of the scores. While the pandemic caused some schools to shift, at least temporarily, some schools are doing it because they find […]

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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 task of preparing learners for this new world. More legacy institutions and education organizations are distancing themselves from the SAT and […]

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College Board Eliminating Optional Essay on the SATs
January 20, 2021

As posted by COLLEGE BOARD COMMUNICATIONS: As students and colleges adapt to new realities and changes to the college admissions process, the College Board is making sure our programs adapt with them. The pandemic accelerated a process already underway at the College Board to reduce and simplify demands on students. As part of this process, we’re […]

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RIP SAT. Hello micro-credentials!
September 18, 2020

If ever there was a time to change the way we assess, Megan Harney and Patrick Leonard believe it is now. In fact, the CEO and COO of MIDAS Education have already started. In this provocative episode, the pair describe how some districts and universities are transitioning away from traditional testing and discuss how […]

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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 March 13, 2020, the impact on public education rushed in like a tsunami. Schools shut their doors and hustled to transition to remote education. […]

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