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College Board Wants Me To Prove The 'Medical Necessity' Of My Medic-Alert Dog

Elle Shaheen | Posted 11.17.2015 | Teen
Elle Shaheen

To the College Board, the year is 2015 and young people across this country and around the world are taking the SATs with challenges. Rather than insisting that I prove the medical necessity of my service dog, how about working to design a test that is a measurement of what we are capable of out in the world?

The New SAT: What Are We Really Testing? (Not What You Think)

Jennifer Dziura | Posted 05.07.2014 | Education
Jennifer Dziura

I enjoy beating tests, but I also think the United States would be better off with a completely different set of college admissions requirements that don't unduly privilege personalities like mine. (After all, no one is more annoying than adults who brag about their SAT scores.)

Ruining Our Children: The Scourge of College Admissions

Dr. Robert Weisbuch | Posted 03.17.2013 | College
Dr. Robert Weisbuch

Sometimes love is far worse than indifference. Parental love powers the frenzy over college admissions, but in the process it distorts every ideal of higher education while it robs adolescents of dignity and even of selfhood.