Inside College Board’s Purging Of The SAT Subject Test And Essay

By Michaela January 28, 2021 Covid-19 International Baccalaureate Press Standardized Tests

The latest news to rock the college admissions world is the recent announcement from the College Board that it will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests or SAT with Essay. In their blog post announcement, the College Board states that the change “simply streamlines the process for students who have other, more relevant opportunities to show they can write an essay as part of the work they’re already doing on their path to college.”

Although the SAT Subject Tests as a whole have been struggling in popularity for over a decade, even before Covid-19, the pandemic may have been the final blow. Read what this means for the affect this will have on other standardized testing options, like AP, IB, and ACT, in our article on Forbes.