Student Tracking and the College Board

Bill Fitzgerald
Jul 30, 2020 · 25 min read

A recent review of the College Board website shows how students using the site are tracked, and how details of student activity on the College Board site are shared with multiple third party vendors. Some of the tracking and sharing appears to be violating the College Board’s own privacy policies.

On July 22, we contacted the College Board with a summary of our findings, and some questions. While we did not receive precise answers to these questions, on July 28, we did observe a minor change on the College Board site that reduced the information sent to some…