The SAT and Its Enemies

The debate about the SAT’s predictive value and fairness has raged for decades. Andrew Ferguson takes on this topic with a comprehensive article about the development of the SAT. Impartially laying out the opinions of the supporters and critics of the test, he describes how people’s perceptions of the test have evolved since its inception. While the SAT was created with the intent to standardize the college admissions process in order fight inequality in higher education it is now seen by many as standing in the way of equal opportunity. Why is there such a strong movement to remove the SAT from college admission decisions? And what are the consequences of adopting a test-optional policy? Click below to read this compelling article about the role the SAT has played in America’s higher education.

The SAT and Its Enemies