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Vice President Rick Bischoff explains the decision to go test-optional for CWRU enrollment

Colleges Go Test-Optional After SAT, ACT Are Called Off

National Public Radio (NPR): Case Western Reserve University is cited as one of the first institutions of higher learning to go test-optional for student applications, following global disruptions caused by the coronavirus. Rick Bischoff, vice president for enrollment management, said the university discussed the decision as one that could promote equity: “Understanding how much turmoil this is injecting into the process, it’s just so clearly, in our view, the right thing to do.”