This shift toward hyper-focusing only on academic growth -- "over-tutoring" -- versus the growth of the whole student comes at a great cost to students.
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Since the College Board's policy change, the admission-conscious public has consistently cried foul play, claiming Score Choice allows the wealthy to pay for unlimited tests.
Spending huge sums of money on a tutor can never guarantee a straight-A transcript or top standardized test scores
It's not difficult to understand why the ACT has managed to gain popularity. Plain and simple, it's a more straightforward test than the SAT, less intimidating than its more established counterpart.
Advanced Placement not only restricts curricula that is vastly superior when decided by teachers in the classroom, but is also a hindrance to submitting a top-notch college application.
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