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Testing the waters

Standardized testing in college admissions can create an unfair advantages.

Staff Editorial

September 24, 2020

With the pause on standardized testing due to COVID-19 magnifying the role of the SAT and ACT in college admissions, universities should consider the realities of financial inequality when deciding whether or not to keep the requirement.  The original version of the SAT debuted in 1926, 26 years after ...

The SAT does not show students’ intellect

September 19, 2008

staff editorial The SAT is a mental marathon. Students all over the country are training for the three and one-half hours of reading and math and an essay that readers peruse for a whopping minute and 40 seconds. One day, one test and one score cannot fairly evaluate the intelligence of a student. Colleges...

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