College Admissions in a Covid Year: SATs Are Out, Personal Stories Are In – USA DAILY NEWS

College Admissions in a Covid Year: SATs Are Out, Personal Stories Are In

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Memo to high-school seniors applying to selective colleges: A high score on your SAT is out. A Covid-19 epiphany is in.

Hundreds of colleges dropped their mandate for a standardized test score this year as a result of the pandemic, but the replacement criterion at many schools may be just as daunting for would-be college freshmen: a new understanding of themselves and their place in the world as a result of the pandemic.

“This…