that many Americans still believe that merit is the most important factor in
determining who will get into our top colleges and universities.
the College Board announced—after receiving considerable criticism–that it
will no longer pursue adding an “Adversity Score” to the SAT.
In May, the
organization announced that they would start ranking students on a scale from 1 to
100 based on a
variety of metrics used to determine the amount of adversity a student…