Perfect scores do not equal perfect applications

Between stacks of ACT prep books, junior Ronik Bhaskar reaches forward for college pamphlets as he looks towards higher education. Bhaskar earned a 36 on his ACT. “Getting a 36 was a combination of lots of early mornings doing practice tests and a healthy dose of luck,” Bhaskar said.

Fatema Rehmani, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

In third grade, Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) testing was the best time of the year; teachers passed out Cheez-Its and Smarties periodically, there was no homework and more importantly, I didn’t have to learn history that week. This year, when I took the practice ACT April 2, I felt no such ...

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