Brown Drops SAT/ACT Essay Requirement

July 12, 2018

The announcements keep coming -- Brown University will no longer require applicants to submit the essay portion of either the SAT or ACT. A statement from Logan Powell, the university’s dean of admission, said, “Our goal is that for any talented student interested in Brown, the application process is not a deterrent -- and we don’t want this test to be a barrier to their application.”

Princeton and Stanford Universities announced last week that they were dropping the requirement. So has the California Institute of Technology.

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