No SAT/ACT alternative for UC admissions

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Questions we explored this week:

  • What happened to the UC's SAT and ACT replacement?
  • Almost 100% of Minnesota high schoolers took the ACT between 2016 and 2018. Now, it's only 60%. Why?
  • High schoolers from this state performed almost 2x better on the ACT than the nationwide average. Where?

October 15, 2021 — It got cancelled
The University of California removed SAT and ACT requirements through 2024 and were supposed to consider an alternative admissions exam to begin in 2025. Now, the ...

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