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Editorial: Dumping college entrance exams a big mistake

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The SAT and ACT college admission exams are riddled with problems in their current form. Though they can be helpful predictors of whether students will succeed in college, they shut out too many bright and otherwise qualified candidates because those who can spend the money for private tutoring will almost always have the edge in getting higher scores. More affluent students also can pay to take the tests over and over to get their best possible scores.
So, it's understandable, if not ideal, that the University of California dropped them for acceptance decisions.
But now UC has decided it...
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