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“A pretty big domino to fall”: UC schools to eliminate SAT and ACT testing consideration by 2025

In a landmark decision, University of California announced on Thursday their plans to completely eliminate the influence of the SAT and ACT on their admissions process by 2025.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post Asst. News Editor

May 23, 2020

The University of California (UC) Board of Regents unanimously decided on Thursday to take measures to eliminate consideration of SAT and ACT test scores by 2025 to reduce inequity in college admissions, according to a UC press statement. Like over a thousand other schools, the UC system had already made the admissions process for the class of 2021 test-optional in response to the coronavirus pandemic h...

Harker Aquila’s guide on how upcoming events are impacted by coronavirus

A guide to any questions one might have about upcoming school events and how they have been impacted due to COVID-19 and the school closure.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post Asst. News Editor

May 11, 2020

This story was updated on May 11 to include updates on the senior trip, baccalaureate, graduation, locker clean-outs and Harker summer programs. It has now been about two months since school shut down. Students and faculty alike have adjusted to online Zoom classes and the strangeness of our new rea...

College Board closes SAT testing centers due to safety concerns over coronavirus

The College Board has closed numerous testing locations for the March 14 SAT as precautionary measures for the spread of the coronavirus.

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Co-Sports Editor

March 13, 2020

As more information is released about College Board closing centers due to the coronavirus, this article will be updated with the latest news. Check Harker Aquila for continuous coverage. This story was last updated March 14 to reflect new information about the number of nations, U.S. states and indiv...

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