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To Test or Not To Test: Junior Edition
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By Casey Near
January 13, 2021 | 7 minute read

Author’s note: writing about standardized testing for the last year has felt like juggling whilst on a circus ball; there are a million moving parts, and the ground is shifting beneath...

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Testing Myths Busted
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By Stefanie Toye
November 4, 2020 | 8 minute read

There are some ACT and SAT testing myths out there and, like much in this world, at one time they might have been based in fact. But over the years, these myths have grown into wild...

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To Test or Not to Test: The August Edition
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By Casey Near
August 12, 2020 | 6 minute read

A note: One month ago, I wrote a piece about the guidance I’d give three sample high school seniors around standardized testing. With the pace of change these days, I’ll be updating my...

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To Test or Not to Test? A Mid-Summer Case Study
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By Casey Near
July 9, 2020 | 4 minute read

Writer’s note: this was written on July 1, 2020. If you’re reading this in the distant land of the future (even, say, August), make sure to check our most recent posts for up to date...

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Test Optional (And What the Heck it All Means)
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By Jordan Kanarek and Megan Carlier
June 23, 2020 | 4 minute read

A History Lesson The year is 1969. The Beatles have dropped Abbey Road, their final album together. Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew made history on the moon. But, down on Earth,...

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Four Common Questions (and Answers!) about Standardized Testing
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By Jordan Kanarek
October 17, 2019 | 4 minute read

Multiple-choice question: As a college-bound student, which standardized tests should you be taking within the next year? A) ACT, B) SAT, C) PSAT, D) Subject Tests E) Some of the above

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