Category College Admissions

What is a Good ACT Writing Score?

ACT Writing
Students can opt to take the ACT with a writing component to showcase their reasoning and critical-thinking skills. But what is considered a good score? More importantly, how do colleges and universities evaluate a ACT writing score? Is it really…

What is Undermatching?

undermatching
Why is it that so many low-income, yet high-achieving students do not attend competitive colleges and universities after they graduate high school? Chris Avery of Harvard University and Caroline M. Hoxby of Stanford have conducted extensive research on this phenomenon.…