Professors' research informs decision to reinstate SAT as admissions requirement

Economics Professors Elizabeth Cascio, Bruce Sacerdote, Doug Staiger, along with Sociology Professor Michele Tine were asked to investigate the affect SAT scores had on Dartmouth admissions and what the results were of Dartmouth's decision to allow prospective students to decide for themselves whether to share SAT scores in their applications. As the article and op-ed linked below explain, the researchers found that students who had not submitted test scores would have benefitted if they had--especially lower income students.

Read more in this New York Times article and this Wall Street Journal op-ed piece.