NTPA Lunch N Learn: To Do College

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If We Could Change a Few Things About the SAT and ACT

As expressed in our Mission Statement, the National Test Prep Association advocates for the appropriate administration and use of standardized tests for admissions and assessment purposes. We also advocate on behalf of our clients, which often include high school...

NTPA Member Showcase June 2021

It has come to our attention that you, dear reader, want to learn more about test preparation and higher education, and the NTPA is excited to suggest NTPA member blog posts. Read what they have to say, get involved in the comments, and get ready to break out some new...

In the News (April 2021)

It’s been another busy month in test preparation and higher education! Below are some of the news articles that got the NTPA members talking. We hope you’ll join the conversation in the comments. A Test for the Test Makers (Education Next): “This state of...

What to do About Grades?

Grades are a fact of high-school life, maybe the fact. They’ve historically been the number one indicator of academic achievement. But covid-19 has created abrupt and unprecedented difficulties for grades. In a time when test scores are being slowly deemphasized,...

Test Optional Policies are Common Sense

Test Optional Policies were already gaining momentum in a pre-COVID world, and a growing number of colleges had removed the requirement that all applicants submit SAT or ACT scores. COVID-19 accelerated this trend, as many students were unable to sit for either test...