It’s been a busy week in college admissions. Here’s the weekly round-up:
ACT Section Retesting is being delayed to 2021. ACT says it’s to accommodate all the rising seniors who need to take the ACT in light of 2020 testing cancellations and disruptions.
Princeton, the last Ivy to go test-optional for 2020-2021, also announced that it would eliminate its Restrictive Early Action program next year and temporarily move to one application deadline: January 1.
US News & World Report will now include test-blind colleges in their rankings (they already include test-optional schools).
More test-optional announcements. Duke, Stanford, NYU, and Northwestern adjust their testing requirements. Even Georgetown bends. For a list of post-Covid test-optional schools, click here to see our chart (updated daily).
Curious about what campuses will look like this fall? Here’s a comprehensive list of colleges’ plans for reopening.