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As Colleges Move Away From the SAT, Will Admissions Algorithms Step In? (EdSurge)

"Back before the internet made it possible—and popular—for people to document their lives in real time, teenagers found themselves preserved between the pages of their high school yearbooks—forever young. Enshrining cliques and clubs, acne and braces, these artifacts capture students as they are, in the present."—Source: EdSurge

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WHY THIS MATTERS:

COVID-19 has done away with the need for SAT scores as student apply for college — when the test was unable to go online, students were left in the lurch. Without one of the usual data points for assessing potential students, algorithms could play a bigger role in the admissions process.