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Standardized testing cons; colleges are dropping SAT, ACT

De Cito Eindtoets Basisonderwijs.A growing number of colleges and universities are abandoning standardized tests in favor of other qualifications for college admission, in an effort to boost college acceptance rates and because SAT scoring is often not a true test of a student’s knowledge. Roughly a quarter of colleges and universities have become “test optional” or “test flexible.” Prospective students now have more options of where to go to school, yet without the standardized test scores, they will have to shine in other areas of admission criteria. Read more