The Answer Sheet: College Board

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

College Board’s effort to have ‘fun’ by sending cow stickers to schools falls flat

The stickers were meant to poke fun at a PSAT question.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Board

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 01/03/2013

New College Board chief cites 'problems' with SAT

Guess who thinks there's more than one problem with the SAT? David Coleman, the man who was recently selected to run the organization that owns the SAT, says he has issues withthe essay section. Here's a look at Coleman and what else he said.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:23 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Admissions, College Board, Expect Changes in Test, SAT, Sees 'Revision'

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 12/14/2010

College Board promotes holiday gift of ... test prep!

You can stop worrying what to get your teenager for Christmas. The non-profit College Board has a suggestion: test prep!

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:53 PM ET, 12/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Standardized Tests | Tags:  christmas gifts, college board, college board and sat, sat, sat test, sat test prep, test prep, test prep courses

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 06/12/2010

Stop timing the ACT and SAT

It's way past time for the College Board and the ACT Inc. to stop timing their exams. Kids should be able to take as much time -- or as little -- on the test as they want.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:15 AM ET, 06/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SAT and ACT, SAT and ACT, SAT and ACT | Tags:  act, college admissions tests, college board and extended time, extended time on act, extended time on sat, fairtest and sat, how long is the act?, how long is the sat?, how to get extended time, howard gardner and sat, sat, sat and act, time limits on act, time limits on sat, timing the sat, which test is longer

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 05/04/2010

Who borrows most for college? New report

Two-thirds of students who graduate from college with a bachelor’s degree also leave with some amount of student loan debt, according to a new analysis.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:55 PM ET, 05/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Costs | Tags:  borrowing for college, college board, college board report, college costs, college loans, for-profit schools, paying for college, private student loans, student loans

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 04/26/2010

The D.C. area: Obsessed with SAT scores

If you have any doubt just how obsessed folks in the greater Washington D.C. area are with getting their children into college, you need look no further than the Washington Post’s list of best-selling books.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:05 AM ET, 04/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Admissions, College Admissions | Tags:  SAT, college admissions, college board, official sat study guide, sat test advice, tips on taking the sat