Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs. Paul speaks to a student whose SAT score determined her future. Ira speaks to admissions officers around the country about what no SATs will mean for them and the future of college admissions. (27 minutes)
Paul Tough's most recent book is The Inequality Machine: How College Divides Us.
Paul Tough turns to UT Austin to see what happens if you admit students with great grades, who didn’t perform well on the SAT, into your college. We follow the story of one student, Ivonne, and her progress at UT. (20 minutes)