Tag: standardized testing

Opinion

Going test-optional: we are lagging behind

As of October 2016, just over 50% of US News’ top 100 liberal arts colleges do not require standardized test scores. Our peer institutions such as Middlebury, Bowdoin, Colorado College, Bates, Trinity, Whitman and Gustavus Adolphus are among these schools. Macalester is not. [Editor’s note: Colorado College is test-flexible, not test-optional] In January 2015, Macalester’s…