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A bittersweet farewell to College Board

A bittersweet farewell to College Board

Editor parts ways with the most notorious standardized testing beast
Ronnie Gogoi, Co News Editor June 2, 2021

As I get ready to leave high school, I look back fondly at the many wonderful things that I did.  I made great friends, enjoyed school clubs, and was able to grow as a person. But I also have a list...

AP testing administration undergoes more changes under pandemic

College Board offers remote and in-person AP tests
Wyatt Golla, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Cal High will begin administering a mix of full-length AP tests remotely and in-person on Tuesday This presents a big change from last year’s administration, where students could only take their AP...

The College Board has not been especially forgiving to students when it comes to AP testing during the pandemic.

Mixed feelings about the new AP testing schedule

Many students also feel unprepared because of remote learning
Nimisa Panda, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Many AP students found out this year that they had less than four months to decide if they wanted to take the AP test in May. Before the pandemic, the deadline to sign up and pay was from late January...

Many students taking AP tests this year have felt distraught after hearing that they will be taking the full AP tests after the many challenges a full school year of remote learning has brought.

AP test decision just another symptom of a larger U.S mentality

Staff Editorial March 4, 2021

The decision by the College Board to administer full-length AP tests is its most predictable move yet. It falls perfectly in line with the way Americans operate: learning to live with the problems in society...

Last spring, all AP students took their tests from home because of the coronavirus pandemic.

AP testing raises concerns for students

Errors and retakes from last year’s exam have students doubting the College Board
Nimisa Panda, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

When senior Thomas Files signed up to take five AP tests last May, he had no clue what was in store for him. Instead of taking just five tests like he expected, he was forced to take a total of 10 tests...

COVID-19 has canceled just about everything, but the SAT just wont go away

COVID-19 has canceled just about everything, but the SAT just won’t go away

College Board is still doing what they do best, even amid a pandemic: allowing kids to continue with standardized testing
Shannah Saul, Staff Writer September 3, 2020

COVID-19 Has Canceled Just About Everything, But the SATs Just Won’t Go Away If I have to apply to college during a global pandemic, I’m going to do it with a decent SAT score.    That’s...

Dear College Board, you really suck

Dear College Board, you really suck

Siddhant Gupta, Managing Editor February 12, 2019

Dear College Board, Thank you for being the na-tion’s leading education basednonpro t association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, andconnecting students to college. Ever since you created...

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