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The Future of College Entrance Exams
"Although UC decision-makers point to the unfairness of the SAT and ACT for poor, black, and Latino/a students, it's unclear whether future applicants will benefit from not reporting SAT/ACT scores.
Instead, applicants might just have more tests to take. At present, the UC system plans to replace one standardized test with another and will use the next few years to explore creating an original admissions test."
May 29, 2020
California State University to keep classes online next term
The Associated Press
"SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California State University, the country’s largest four-year public university system, said Thursday that classes at its 23 campuses will stay primarily online when the next term begins in January due to expected increases in coronavirus cases later this year.
'This decision is the only responsible one available to us at this time,' Chancellor Timothy White said in a message to faculty, staff and 480,000 undergraduate students."
Sept. 10, 2020
How The Coronavirus Has Upended College Admissions
National Public Radio (NPR)
"As stressful as it always is for students applying to college, this year it's all that — and then some — for the admissions officials trying to decide whether to admit them. Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics admissions officers at selective schools have long relied on, leaving colleges scrambling to figure out what else they might consider instead."
Aug. 12, 2020
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