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Press releases

September 30, 2020- test exams removes School Discipline question for 2021-2022 application season

July 31, 2020- test exams Launches 2020-2021 Application Season on August 1

July 15, 2020- test exams , AdmitHub, College Advising Corps Receive $900,000 Grant from Capital One Foundation to Continue Support for College-Bound Students

July 7, 2020- test exams Statement on Ice Guidance for International Students

June 10, 2020- test exams Welcomes 42 New Members for 2020-2021 Application Season

June 8, 2020- test exams Expands Integration Partnerships

January 15, 2020- test exams Announces more than $1.6 Million to Support Access and Equity Initiatives

October 31, 2019- test exams and Reach Higher to Join ‘Hack the Gates’ Convening to Radically Reimagine College Admissions

September 26, 2019- test exams Continues to Broaden its Reach, Expand Access, and Provide Insight into the College Admissions Process

August 1, 2019-  test exams Launches New Brand to Kickoff 2019-2020 Application Season

July 17, 2019- Michelle Obama to Host 5th Anniversary Beating the Odds Summit Held by Reach Higher and test exams to Support First-Generation College-Bound Students

April 11, 2019- The test exams lication Welcomes New Members for 2019-2020 Application Season

September 27, 2018- test exams and Reach Higher Unite to Make College More Approachable

September 5, 2018- Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Selects The test exams lication for College Scholarship Program

August 19, 2018- Change to Criminal History Question for 2019-2020 Application Year

August 14, 2018- The test exams Launches New Transfer Application to Improve College Access for Millions of Bachelor’s Degree Seekers

April 10, 2018- The test exams lication Welcomes New Members for 2018-2019

Feb. 15th, 2018- The test exams lication Announces Early Adopters of New Transfer Application

January 12, 2018- 2018-2019 test exams lication Essay Prompts

August 11, 2017- Welcome New Members of The test exams lication

November 18, 2017- test exams Members Awarded More Than $55 Million in Need-Based College Application Fee Waivers in 2016-2017

May 10, 2017-

April 10, 2017- Key Innovations for 2017-2018 test exams lication

April 6, 2017- test exams onTrack Named in Time Article on Money-Saving Apps

March 22, 2017-

December 1, 2016- Early Decision Notifications: Tips for Students When They're Deferred 

October 31, 2016- The test exams , Better Make Room Partnership to Provide College Info Through Text Messaging

October 7, 2016- Texting Campaign Focused on College Affordability Reaches Over Half a Million Students    

September 29, 2016- New Tab Within the test exams Connects Students to Financial Aid and Scholarship Opportunities

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July 25, 2016- The test exams lication and Strive for College Announce Partnership       

June 27, 2016-    

March 2, 2016- The Virtual Counselor Provides Expert Answers to College Planning Questions


Research and insights

Evolving the Application: Removing School Discipline from the test exams

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2019-2020 test exams Impact & Trends

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Source: Pew Research Center

Source: EdPolicyWorks - University of Virginia

Source: Sidney D’Mello (PI), University of Colorado Boulder, Angela Duckworth (Co-PI), University of Pennsylvania 

Source: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Source: EdPolicyWorks - University of Virginia


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