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Colleges and Universities are reportedly using SAT test taker data to inflate admissions rates.

College Board is licensing the personal data of students taking the SAT to colleges so they can reject more students and inflate admissions numbers

Schools are using data about SAT takers to recruit students they know will apply — but probably won't be admitted — to inflate admissions rates.

Amid criticisms of bias and cheating, a record number of universities are turning their backs on the SAT

The trend away from standardized tests comes amidst a growing body of research suggesting the SAT may disproportionately favor wealthy kids.
The fifth employee that Bezos hired, Nicolas Lovejoy, told Wired's Chip Bayers in 1999 that the CEO was "very, very picky" with who he hired.

In the early days of Amazon, Jeff Bezos used to ask every candidate open-ended questions in their interviews — and their SAT scores

The fifth employee that Jeff Bezos hired in Amazon's early days, Nicolas Lovejoy, said in 1999 that the CEO was "very, very picky" with who he hired.

After colleges complained about the SATs offering an ‘adversity scores’ to boost students from difficult backgrounds the College Board nix...

Rebranded as a "Landscape" measurement, the College Board will tell students what data is collected about them and will no longer use a single number to measure hardship.

Here’s how the SAT has changed over the past 90 years and where it might be heading

What began as an IQ exam for WWI soldiers has evolved into the most important test a student may ever take. Here's how it's changed over the years.

The SAT is adding an ‘adversity score’ that will quietly let colleges track a student’s wealth and privilege

The New York nonprofit College Board will include an adversity score in its SAT that will measure socioeconomic and educational privilege.
Actress Felicity Huffman is escorted by Police into court where she is expected to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud before Judge Talwani at John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, May 13, 2019.

Prosecutors recommend Felicity Huffman receive 4 months in prison for her part in the college admissions scandal

Felicity Huffman agreed to plead guilty in April, and appeared in Boston federal court to formally give her plea to a judge on Monday.
William 'Rick' Singer leaves Boston Federal Court after being charged with racketeering conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy, conspiracy to defraud the United States, and obstruction of justice on March 12, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Singer is among several charged in an alleged college admissions scam involving parents, ACT and SAT administrators and coaches at universities including Stanford, Georgetown, Yale, and the University of Southern California.

Here’s how people involved in the college admissions scandal may have avoided being flagged by the SAT’s cheating algorithm

Alleged college admissions scandal ringleader William Singer took several steps to lie under the radar of the SAT's unfair advantage algorithm.
Douglas Hodge pictured in 2008.

A former CEO’s daughter was allegedly listed as co-captain of a Japanese national soccer team as part of a $25 million college admission scheme

The former PIMCO CEO is also accused of using photos of one son playing sports to create an athletic profile for another son to help him get into USC.

Felicity Huffman and others allegedly disguised bribes to help their children get into colleges as charitable donations for disadvantaged youth

Huffman and her husband, William H. Macy, allegedly arranged for their oldest daughter's SAT score to be falsified so she could get into top colleges