David Blobaum Media Appearances

April 4, 2024

Chicago Tribune: Elite Colleges Going Back To Test Required

The change back to test-required is mostly a change in name only. In reality, essentially nothing has changed: good scores continue to help students get into good colleges.
March 21, 2024

Equitable Access to SAT Testing

David talks with the San Francisco Chronicle about how many California high schools have not returned to pre-pandemic levels of SAT testing availability for their students. The result? Many California residents are missing out on scores that can raise their chances of college admission and of getting more scholarships.
March 18, 2024

Changes to the SAT

The SAT has changed quite dramatically: it is digital, adaptive, shorter, and more. But the benefits to the SAT remain the same: students can improve their admissions chances with higher scores.
March 5, 2024

Grade Inflation, Standardized Testing, and College Admissions

Here is what students and families need to know about some schools coming back to requiring SAT and ACT scores, test-optional admissions, and the changes to the SAT.
March 5, 2024

Will Harvard Return to Test-Required?

Here are what some of the experts predict about the future of test-optional and test-required admissions.
February 15, 2024

The Digital SAT

The SAT has gone through its largest redesign in history. It will be shorter, adaptive, digital, and more. Here is what students and parents need to know.