Should universities drop SAT and ACT requirements? | The Tylt
This May, the University of California decided to phase out ACT and SAT requirements for prospective students. According to the New York Times, the decision will apply to the university's system of 10 schools, which includes "some of the nation’s most popular campuses." Supporters of the ACT and SAT say the tests are predictors of how students will perform in college. Nevertheless, the tests have been criticized for years, with some arguing they fail to take into account inequities in the education system. Should the SAT and ACT be scrapped altogether?
Should universities drop SAT and ACT requirements?