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There are 8 comments on A Case for Equity: SPH Drops GRE Admission Requirement

  1. Did you guys even read the study that you link to in this press release? It says the exact opposite of what you claim. Right in the abstract it says ” The results indicated that the GRE and UGPA are generalizably valid predictors of graduate grade point average, Ist-year graduate grade point average, comprehensive examination scores, publication citation counts, and faculty ratings”

  2. So your evidence provided here that the test is biased is:

    1. An NEA article about how standardized testing has some racist origins, which is irrelevant to this case.
    2. A column from Nature that mentions that certain groups have lower scores, but does not try to elaborate why that might be.

    It is remarkable to me how lazy we get about our science in cases like this. The correlation = causation fallacy is particularly rampant when it comes to trendy social causes, indulged in by scientists who should know better.

  3. In Asian country In fact IELTS is a money making exam for Cambridge, and majority of the students are struggling with that , so it would be a great burden to those people who belong a under-privileged country. I appreciate the initiative

  4. This is a great decision! I already have got overall good grades in GRE. However, I had to spend a lot of money on ETS and my time. Also, it was very difficult for non-native English speakers like me to study the verbal section. I felt that the score cannot reflect my enthusiasm and my potential for studying public health! Thank you for good initiative.

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