PBS NewsHour

Challenging the value of high SAT scores

Clip: 02/18/2014 | 6m 35s

As high school students gear up to take the SAT or ACT as part of the college application process, a new study claims that these standardized test scores don’t predict academic success as well as grade point average. William Hiss, the former dean of admissions at Bates College and lead author of the paper, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss why some institutions have dropped them as requirements.

Aired: 02/18/14

Rating: NR

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