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Two Ivy League Schools Get Rid of Standardized Tests to Promote “Intellectual Diversity”

Two Ivy League universities announced that many graduate programs will discontinue their traditional standardized Graduate Records Examination testing requirements for applicants.

They cite reasons dealing with “diversity” and concerns that these tests are “biased” against minority and low-income students.

Princeton University and Brown University recently announced that they are discarding standardized testing requirements for graduate admission under the banner of creating a more “diverse” student body.

Back in September, Princeton announced its decision to get rid of the standardized test for 14 different graduate programs in September, declaring that the Graduate Records Examination (GRE) is biased against minority groups.

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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