Plymouth State University will no longer require SAT/ACT test scores

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There will be one less requirement in the application packet for students applying to Plymouth State University.

The central New Hampshire university announced this week that it will no longer require applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores beginning with students entering in spring, 2015. Instead, Plymouth State will continue to concentrate on a student’s high school record as the primary factor in offering admission.

“Standardized test scores simply don’t provide much value for our counselors when determining an applicant’s academic preparation” said Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management Andrew Palumbo. While many schools still require standardized test scores in their application process, Palumbo says Plymouth State is “taking the opportunity to re-evaluate what is truly meaningful when we craft our incoming class.”

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