The effects of SAT-optional college admissions

…are considered in a story that ran today on NPR's Morning Edition. Colleges that give applying students the option not to submit standardized test scores say they are trying to broaden the pool of applicants and achieve a more diverse student body. But achieving the first goal doesn't necessarily lead to the second, NPR reports, and preening for the college rankings may be as much as factor in the test-optional trend as more noble goals.

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