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Why MIT is bringing back standardized tests for admissions

A student looks at questions during a college test preparation class. (Alex Brandon/AP)
A student looks at questions during a college test preparation class. (Alex Brandon/AP)

More than three-quarters of four-year colleges and universities no longer require students to take the SAT or the ACT. But the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently announced that it is heading in a different direction and bringing back testing requirements.

Stu Schmill, MIT’s dean of admissions and student financial services, explains the decision.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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