Understanding the UC’s Elimination of the SAT/ACT Requirement

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2020 by Briant Sarris

Before you prematurely shred your SAT/ACT prep books in celebration, there are a few things you should know about this decision and its consequences for you.  2021-2022 Admissions will be Test-Optional Optional is just another word for unnecessary, right? Not exactly. For many students, this change will mean just business as usual.  Test-optional means that for both the high school graduating classes of 2021 and 2022, the SAT/ACT are no longer required for college admissions, but submitted scores are still looked at and considered during the admissions process. SAT/ACT scores that you do submit are… Continue Reading