"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her husband have agreed to plead guilty to U.S. charges they conspired to fraudulently secure their daughters admission to the University of Southern California, federal prosecutors said on Thursday. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
University of California schools have announced they will no longer require SAT or ACT test scores for admission to their schools. The university school system voted unanimously to gradually eliminate the use of standardized tests for admission. According to HuffPost, the decision could cause a ripple effect at other U.S. universities. University of California schools had already made the SAT and ACT optional for fall 2021 applicants.
As if the novel coronavirus pandemic hasn't disrupted students' lives enough, high school juniors face obstacles unique to them. According to Business Insider, juniors will lose out on activities that often help distinguish a college application, like extracurriculars and jobs. SAT tests have also been cancelled through August, meaning students will get fewer chances to raise their scores. Low-income students may be disproportionately impacted, especially if SAT testing moves online.