A Step in the Right Direction: Less reliance on Standardized tests

Here’s some interesting news.  It seems that the admissions folks at colleges across the country are starting to realize that standardized tests may not be the best indication of someone’s academic ability.  Huh–who knew?!  Mind-boggling, indeed. From The Boston Globe:

Smith College, a women’s college in Northampton, and Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., will no longer require prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores as part of their applications. At both institutions, the policies will take effect with the class entering in fall 2009. Continue reading