We Should Get Rid Of College Admissions Essays, Not The SATs

The drive to eliminate standardized tests is a symptom of elitism, not a solution to it.

Last week, the University of California reached a settlement in a lawsuit that will henceforth eliminate the use of SAT and ACT standardized tests in its admissions process. It’s a development that simply hastens a decision already made by the school system itself in May of last year, in which it voted to phase out the SAT and ACT tests in the admission…

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