Sunday, March 1

The Demise of the SAT and GRE?

"The SAT's authority is eroding slowly but surely, as one college after another finds more substantial and nuanced ways of assessing its undergraduate applicants," points out a professor of literature after taking the GRE subject test in his own field, "just for fun." (Has some odd ideas of fun, I must admit...). Perhaps the people at Fairtest are right: the SAT and like tests are simply not a good predictor of college success (executive summary here).


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