The University of California is considering getting rid of the SAT and ACT requirement in admissions. But even if that happens, students may still need to take a standardized test.
A UC faculty committee has recommended the UC system create its own admissions exam, according to reports. It could take UC nearly ten years to implement if the idea is adopted.
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The committee says standardized tests are needed to compare applicants from different high schools.
The UC test would try to measure a student's ability over a longer period of time.
Critics of the SAT and ACT say the tests measure a small part of academic success and put low-income students of color at a disadvantage.
University of California considers getting rid of SAT, ACT admissions requirement
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