Dartmouth reinstates SAT/ACT requirement, citing diversity goals

Dartmouth College recently became the first Ivy League school to reactivate its SAT/ACT requirement for applicants, saying that standardized test results help admissions officers to notice promising students from less-resourced backgrounds who “might otherwise be missed in a test-optional environment.”

Rethinking standardized test scores in college admissions

Although a number of selective universities have adopted test-optional admissions policies to achieve greater racial and socioeconomic diversity among their students, some experts are questioning whether the approach creates unnecessary blind spots.

SAT to become fully digital, shorter by 2024

The College Board has announced that the SAT will be fully digital for international students in spring 2023 and U.S. students in 2024, and will take just two hours to complete.