Northern Illinois University Moves To ‘Test-Blind’ Admissions

ACT CHANGES
Students take an ACT Assessment test in Springfield, Ill. The popular ACT college admissions exam is broadening how it reports student's scores. April 1, 2014 Seth Perlman / ASSOCIATED PRESS
ACT CHANGES
Students take an ACT Assessment test in Springfield, Ill. The popular ACT college admissions exam is broadening how it reports student's scores. April 1, 2014 Seth Perlman / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Northern Illinois University Moves To ‘Test-Blind’ Admissions

Article: Northern Illinois University is one of the first higher education institutions to go fully test-blind in their admissions process, alongside other Illinois schools opting for test-optional admissions.

Reset sits down with two Illinois admissions directors and a veteran higher education journalist to hear about this trend.

GUESTS: Quinton Clay, director of admissions at Northern Illinois University

Eric Hoover, senior writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education

Doug Freed, director of admissions at Western Illinois University