SAT To Add ‘Adversity Score’ To Address Socioeconomic Disparities

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The College Board announced it would take into account 15 factors that evaluate family income, social environments, and educational disparities in order to calculate an “adversity score” for SAT test takers to send to college admissions departments. What do you think?

“This seems unfair to the students who through no fault of their own were born into wealth and privilege.”

Andrew Greig • Citadel Architect

“I’m concerned this metric won’t fully take into account just how terrible my parenting has been.”

Jean Carpente • AI Skeptic


“I’m sure their hearts are in the right place, but this practice runs a terrible risk of significantly leveling the playing field.”

Collette Cleveland • Unemployed