Clark University Goes Test-Optional

clark-universityLast week, Clark University, a small liberal arts institution located in Worcester, MA, announced plans to join the list of almost 900 colleges and universities who are SAT/ACT optional. This ...

Going Against the SAT (cont.)

Last Sunday, Wake Forest University dean of admissions Martha Allman made a guest appearance in the Washington Post in an article that discusses the merits of the SAT, as well as Joseph A. ...

Debunking College Admissions Myths

Sometimes when faced with the avalanche of admissions advice that is available, it is easy to forget some basic truths might not be so true after all. In this article from the Washington Post, ...

Going Against the SAT

From the New York Times:

A New Book Argues Against the SAT


When Wake Forest University announced three years ago that it would make the SAT optional for its undergraduate ...

Going Beyond the Numbers

In today’s Chronicle of Higher Education, journalist Eric Hoover reviews a new book that gives an insider’s account of the issues involved when a school decides to go test-optional in its ...


On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.