Pepperdine, alongside many other colleges nationwide, decided to not require standardized test scores on the admission application this year. This decision not only led to higher application rates for the upcoming academic year but also more anxiety for applicants wondering if they will get accepted.
Graphic by Nate Barton In college (and in high school) many of us expect that our grades will be the product of a representative combination of tests, quizzes and some “other” like projects or papers as determined by the professor with the goal of measuring the amount and quality of information that the student has […]
Photo by Justina Huang If you’re like most students, when finals time rolls around you can’t help but feel a sense of impending doom. In fact, severe test anxiety affects as much as 20 percent of the school-going population, with another 18 percent having moderate forms of the condition, according to the American Test Anxieties […]