Study Prompts Questions About Importance Of Test Scores In College Admissions04:40

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Many college-bound students assume that their SAT or ACT test scores are the biggest factor in being admitted to a good college. But according to a landmark study of "test-optional" admissions policies, a growing number of selective institutions are saying test scores are simply not that important.

NPR's Claudio Sanchez (@CsanchezClaudio) reports.

This segment aired on May 29, 2018.

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