Va. Wesleyan's Test-Optional Policy Gives Enrollment A Boost

Sharon Rieger's picture
Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Ashley Vasquez gets nervous before taking tests. When she applied to colleges, the 18-year-old from Fredericksburg didn’t want to include her SAT scores.

At Virginia Wesleyan, she didn’t have to.

Instead, she submitted a resume that included a 3.9 GPA, plenty of volunteer work and college preparatory courses.

Not only was she accepted, Vasquez received enough scholarships and financial support to pay for her tuition.

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