Tagged: College Board

MCPS cancels PSAT due to country-wide technical difficulties with Bluebook

By Silvan Unger | Oct. 11, 2023, 8:56 p.m. | In News »

Montgomery Blair and other schools across the nation canceled PSAT testing due to College Board technical malfunctions

Photo: PSAT College Board

By Silvan Unger | Oct. 11, 2023, 2:22 p.m. | In News »

PSAT canceled.

Art: Spam Emails

By Sophia Li | Nov. 12, 2022, 12:53 p.m. | In Art »

After taking AP exams or the SAT, students' inboxes are filled with meaningless college emails.

Isn't taking AP Exams hard enough already?

By Joy Song | Dec. 6, 2021, 4:37 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

AP Exams are made unnecessarily difficult with high costs and unreasonable deadlines

Photo: AP Exam stress

By Angela Tu | Dec. 6, 2021, 2:57 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Student stressed about AP exam costs and registration timeline.

COVID-19 pushes AP testing online

By Shruti Chauhan | March 20, 2020, 6:43 p.m. | In News »

The College Board decided to administer online exams amid school closures

Early AP registration misses the mark

By Shifra Dayak | Oct. 27, 2019, 7:01 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The College Board's new test policies inconvenience both staff and students

College Board asks for too much

By Jasmine Ali, Emmy Song | April 17, 2019, 7:23 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Overpriced exam fees contribute to College Board's one billion dollar profit

Photo: SAT

By | April 17, 2019, 7:17 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Overpriced exam fees contribute to College Board's one billion dollar profit.

Is College Board evil?

By Nate Bodner | Feb. 17, 2017, 2:15 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Sometime in the last fifty years or so, the idea of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, SAT tests and College Board as a whole, has been corrupted. The non-profit draws criticism in nearly every aspect of what it does, not the least of which is being a non-profit.

Socioeconomics and the SAT

By Divya Rajagopal | March 19, 2015, 1:45 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The SAT was introduced during the Progressive Era with the purpose of eliminating test bias. Unfortunately, following the boom of the testing industry and the dramatic increase in competitiveness for college admissions, the SAT has done exactly the opposite.

The College Readiness Contest

By Sarah Trunk | April 8, 2014, 12:45 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Although the new SAT has good intentions, it won't fix the old SAT’s failure to fulfill the test's purpose-- to provide colleges with a fair and accurate evaluation of students' ability to succeed in college.

Blair implements AP Chemistry curriculum changes

By Abir Muhuri | Sept. 11, 2013, 10:08 p.m. | In News »

Blair's Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry teachers have revised the curricula for the 2013-2014 school year in response to the College Board's recent reform of the course and exam.

Blair adds French 6 to curriculum

By Emma Yeager | Sept. 10, 2012, 11:53 a.m. | In Local »

Students are now expected to take French 6 before Advanced Placement (AP) French Language and Culture in order to better prepare for a new AP exam that the College Board introduced last year.

Fed forgets ed

By Aanchal Johri | June 29, 2012, 1:54 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Last week, the College Board finally acknowledged what many educators fail to: many of the 1.2 million kids who drop out of school each year have no other choice.


By Alison Kronstadt | June 15, 2011, 10:12 p.m. | In Connections Blog »

When Blair administered the SAT on June 4, students were not prepared to start the test an hour and a half late.

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