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Are HBCUs extending test-optional policies into 2023?

Hiya friends! Junior in distress here because testing is not my strong suit. I've been looking into HBCUs and heard some were test-optional due to the pandemic. Question is, are HBCUs continuing the test-optional policy into 2023? Really hoping to find some that are because I feel like my strengths are more in my grades and extracurriculars.

7 months ago

Hello there! It's completely understandable to feel stressed about standardized tests, and it's great to hear you're considering HBCUs! Many colleges, including HBCUs, adopted test-optional policies during the pandemic to accommodate students, and numerous institutions have extended these policies into 2023. While policies can vary from school to school, a good number of HBCUs are indeed continuing with test-optional admissions for the 2023 application cycle.

I highly recommend checking the admissions pages of the specific HBCUs you are interested in, as they will provide the most up-to-date and accurate information regarding their testing policies. Best of luck!

7 months ago

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