OP-ED: Does Eliminating Standardized Testing Help First-Generation and Low-Income Students?

Recently, the entire University of California announced that it would be going test-optional. It has been a long held belief that standardized testing puts low-income students and students from underserved communities at a disadvantage in the college admissions process. Yet, how can we begin to level a playing field that has been irrevocably damaged from the start?

How to Communicate with Your Professors If You Need Disability Accommodations

Most class syllabi will indicate when the professor needs to receive the suggested accommodation from the office and it typically is a bit before the first exam so that planning can be put into place. Here are some ways to effectively communicate and self-advocate.

Basics of the SAT: Tips, Tricks, and Understanding Your Score

Understand the basics of the SAT before diving into preparing for it! I go over core information about this exam- from when to start studying to breaking down the score.

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