A top college reinstates the SAT

Dartmouth College announced this morning that it would again require applicants to submit standardized test scores, starting next year.

Like many other colleges during the Covid pandemic, Dartmouth dropped its requirement that applicants submit an SAT or ACT score.

Three Dartmouth economists and a sociologist then dug into the numbers. One of their main findings did not surprise them: Test scores were a better predictor than high school grades — or student essays and teacher recommendations — of how well students would fare at Dartmouth.

Read more from The New York Times.


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