Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Baylor and the SAT

Baylor Rewards Freshmen Who Retake SAT SARA RIMER, NYTimes
Baylor University in Waco, Tex., which has a goal of rising to the first tier of national college rankings, last June offered its admitted freshmen a $300 campus bookstore credit to retake the SAT, and $1,000 a year in merit scholarship aid for those who raised their scores by at least 50 points.

Baylor Faculty Members Condemn SAT Retaking SARA RIMER, NYTimes
Dr. Green and her colleagues in the Faculty Senate passed a motion criticizing the effort. Baylor had offered incoming freshmen a $300 credit at the campus bookstore to retake the SAT. Students who raised their scores by 50 points or more received $1,000 a year in merit scholarship aid.

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