Jay Matthews at the Washington Post asks whether the so-called test-optional schools are just trying to bump up their average SAT score. After all, it’s assumed that the kids with the lower scores will somehow forget to report their scores.
Nonsense says one expert. Why? He says that there are plenty of other simpler ways to game the SAT like segregating the scores of athletes or just letting people in during a non-standard season. Go College Industrial Complex!