College Board

June 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Nearly 500,000 Students Affected by SAT Testing Issue Nationwide

Almost 500,000 students nationwide who took the SAT on June 6 will not have a portion of that test counted in their final score and that’s not sitting well with some local parents. According to the College Board, on June 6, Educational Testing Service (ETS) informed the College Board that there was a printing error in […]

Read more

February 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Maryland Leads Nation in AP Success

Maryland students have led the nation in success on the Advanced Placement (AP) exams for eight straight years, according to a new report from the College Board. The percentage of Maryland seniors who earned a score of 3 or higher on one or more AP exams reached 29.6 in 2013, the highest percentage in the […]

Read more

October 22, 2013 | Nancy Frieder

What’s the Final Word about the Word Count for Essays?

The essays on the College Board's Common Application must be between 250 and 650 words. Shorter or longer essays will be rejected when they're electronically submitted. It’s that simple. Or is it? Students understand the concept, but sometimes they still aren’t sure how long their essays should be. I helped a student whose completed essay […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter