Coffee and Test-Optional

What do Test-Optional Schools and Coffee Houses Have in Common? Coffee is perhaps the greatest invention of all time—Debate me on that: you’ll lose. In fact, my coffee consumption is a great microcosm for some of the college admission process. Let me explain. There’s a great coffee shop near me, FairCoffee, that is payment-optional. Just […]


RIP SAT and ACT Are Standardized Tests Officially on Life Support? Uh-oh, should I start looking for a new job? Does University of California (UC) removing SAT and ACT tests from student admissions ring the death knell for these standardized tests? Will other institutions follow suit and drop SAT and ACT tests from admission as […]