Squishing the SAT

Over at Number 2 Pencil, Kimberly Swygert analyzes the attempt to create a college admissions test that measures creativity and problem-solving, not just analytical skills. Psychologist Robert Sternberg’s “Rainbow Project” is supposed to predict college success as accurately as the SAT while boosting the chances of minority candidates. Kimberly suspect students do better on the test because it’s so “squishy.”

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