Chase Cutarelli, Columbia University
The SAT was created in part by eugenics enthusiast Carl C. Brigham. How does this shape America’s current evaluation of its students?
Brian Xi, University of California, Berkeley
Getting rid of standardized testing could alleviate some problems with the college admissions process, but it will also have some unexpected ramifications.
Lisa Lilianstrom, Northern Illinois University
Standardized tests don’t reflect a student’s true abilities, and colleges need to start looking at the classwork that really matters.
Nathan Coles, Oakland University
The test’s complicated history and seeming inability to accurately gauge success later in life means that we need to say goodbye to this old mainstay.
Charlotte Susser, University of Chicago
The College Board has come up with a new way of turning your life into a number.
Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
In a move geared toward graduating and sending more high school students to college, the Los Angeles district covered the cost for over 4,000 students.
Kelly Keglovits, UT Austin
Many colleges are moving away from using standardized testing scores to determine a student’s potential, but why?
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