32 min

Could this game replace the SAT‪?‬ Should This Exist?

    • Technology

Standard college admissions tests are:

a. based on an outdated model of intelligence;

b. exclusionary;

c. a lucrative business and a near-monopoly;

d. all of the above.

28-year-old Harvard dropout Rebecca Kantar is disrupting the paradigm of pencil-and-paper tests like the SAT and ACT by designing interactive scenarios that play like video games, and that test for qualities like grit and creativity. But is another test the answer? Given the spotty history of aptitude tests, maybe it’s time to completely reevaluate how colleges evaluate prospective frosh.

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Standard college admissions tests are:

a. based on an outdated model of intelligence;

b. exclusionary;

c. a lucrative business and a near-monopoly;

d. all of the above.

28-year-old Harvard dropout Rebecca Kantar is disrupting the paradigm of pencil-and-paper tests like the SAT and ACT by designing interactive scenarios that play like video games, and that test for qualities like grit and creativity. But is another test the answer? Given the spotty history of aptitude tests, maybe it’s time to completely reevaluate how colleges evaluate prospective frosh.

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

32 min

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