University TestingFairTest's work to reduce the role of standardized tests as gatekeepers to higher education has never been more important - nor has it had as much support. Nationwide, scores of colleges and universities are reexamining their admissions policies and de-emphasizing test scores. Visit the following pages to learn more about our work on university testing reform:
Learn more about issues such as:
- gender and racial bias;,
- "merit-based" scholarship programs such as the National Merit Scholarship,
- Fact Sheets on the New SAT, ACT,
- GRE, GMAT, MCAT, computerized testing, the predictive validity of the SAT, and a comparison of the SAT I/SAT II/ACT, and links to Examiner articles on test score misuse.
- Alternative to using tests- see FairTest's list of schools that have de-emphasized test scores, read about the experiences of some of the schools on the list, download FairTest's report "Test Scores Do Not Equal Merit," and review Examiner articles on test-score optional admissions.
- Press releases and news - read FairTest press releases and other news items related to university testing issues.
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