What does that mean for your student?
Yesterday, the UNC System announced that, due to the COVID-19 crisis, that they would be changing admissions requirements after the cancellation of the SAT and ACT tests that were due to take place within the April and May timeframe. The specific changes that they announced?
Each individual university can now choose to admit students with a minimum 2.5 weighted high school GPA or a combined SAT score of 1010 or an ACT score of 19. Students are still required to submit a standardized test score with their application, unless they qualify for an exemption.
The stated reasons for doing this are to make the applications process “more accessible.” Notably, taking more applications does not mean that UNC is going to be allowing more students to attend![Read more…]