Yes, There Will Be a Test

The College Board has announced plans to overhaul the SAT. Essays will be optional. Penalties for guessing wrong with be eliminated. And there will be no more rarefied vocabulary words (like rarefied). More importantly, the Board will focus on making more test prep tools available to lower income students. According to the College Board’s president: “The culture and practice of costly test preparation that has arisen around admissions exams drives the perception of inequality and injustice in our country. It may not be our fault, but it is our problem.” Maybe colleges should just break down and accept the results of Buzzfeed’s “Which College Attendee Am I” Quiz.

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