Implications of UC’s going test optional/blind

UCs have announced they will stop considering test scores (SAT/ACT) starting with admissions for Fall 2023. Because of COVID, they will be test blind (test scores will not be considered) for Fall 2021 admissions. It's unclear what they will do for Fall 2022 admissions

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Implications of UC’s going test optional/blind

Most UCs will be test blind (test scores will not be considered) for Fall 2021 admissions. UCs have announced they will be test optional for Fall 2022 admissions (this is what matters to current Juniors).

Implications of colleges going test optional/blind

In college admissions, there is a very clear trend away from SAT/ACT scores. University of Chicago, ranked #6, has been test optional for several years. The University of California (UC) system has decided to stop considering SAT/ACT from 2023 onward.

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Essays are a key component of the highly competitive admissions process for top ranked colleges, both private as well as public. The importance of essays will further increase because of uncertainty around the SAT/ACT.

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