To Test or Not To Test? That Is the Question.

Sorry Shakespeare, but you didn’t apply to college during a pandemic and we have priorities!

A quick pre-pandemic recap of standardized tests

The SAT and ACT were designed to predict how a student would do in their first year of college. It was sold as a (profitable) way to “level the playing field” between applicants from a wide range of high schools. Over the years research demonstrated scores more often correlate with socioeconomic status and level of parental education than actual student potential. In fact, in…