SAT essay, ACT writing test no longer required for application to Brown

BROWN UNIVERSITY says it's willing to pay $3.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by participants of the university's 403(b) retirement plans. The plaintiffs accuse Brown of not meeting its fiduciary duties. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
BROWN UNIVERSITY says it's willing to pay $3.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by participants of the university's 403(b) retirement plans. The plaintiffs accuse Brown of not meeting its fiduciary duties. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE – As part of its continued efforts to make application to the Ivy League school more accessible for low-income families, Brown University no longer requires prospective students to include the SAT essay or ACT writing test in their submitted materials. The new guidelines will go into effect in the 2018-2019 academic year, per a…

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