Operation Varsity Blues - what we can learn

In 2019, 50 people, including celebrities Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged in a bribery scheme dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues” in regard to fraudulently getting their kids into prestigious colleges.

Test Optional - What Does It Mean?

The concept of “test optional” in college admissions is something that’s been around long before the pandemic.  Bowdoin College in Maine was the first to go test optional in 1969, and beyond that, the modern test-optional movement started in the mid-1980s, according to Bob Schaeffer, public education director of  By the late 1980s, Fair Test had a report called Beyond Standardized tests listing the schools, about a couple dozen, that did not require test scores as part of the college admissions process.