The college admissions process is not just about reaching certain markers. It’s about telling a story. And telling that story starts at the beginning of high school. At a recent event organized by the University of California, Berkeley, admissions director Olufemi “Femi” Ogundele said the admissions process is “rational but not predictable.” That term rings…

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It’s an age-old question every 11th grade student must face: which college entrance exam is the best? The answer isn’t so straightforward, and can depend on test-taking skills and preferences, strengths and challenges in certain subjects, and other various factors. First, the similarities: Both the SAT and ACT are accepted by all U.S. colleges. The…

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