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The College Board first started offering an essay on the SAT in 2005.But many writing experts were highly critical of the format, noting among other things that it did not judge whether statements were factually correct.

The College Board first started offering an essay on the SAT in 2005.But many writing experts were highly critical of the format, noting among other things that it did not judge whether statements were factually correct.

They join the ranks of Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and University of San Diego in waiving the requirement this year.

“Coursework (such as accelerated honors, AP, IB, and writing courses) will receive more scrutiny and either the required SAT or ACT will be the focus,” Miranda wrote.

The university's statement says, "Harvard will accept the ACT/SAT with or without writing, starting with the Class of 2023, entering in August 2019.

This change will add an additional component to the comprehensive outreach of the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative, which seeks outstanding students from all economic backgrounds.

Harvard has not been the only institution requiring the SAT essay or equivalent from the ACT. But many other colleges with highly competitive admissions -- where the SAT or the ACT remain required and where most applicants submit SAT scores -- have already dropped the essay requirement.

Among these institutions are Columbia and Cornell Universities, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania.

Les Perelman, an MIT writing professor, famously coached students on how to write ludicrous essays that would receive high scores.

In 2014, the College Board announced revisions to the SAT -- with substantial changes to the essay, including the use of writing passages to force test takers to cite evidence for opinions in their essays.

The SAT includes three mandatory parts: Reading, Writing, and Math.

As per 2016, an SAT essay is optional for applicants to take, though many colleges still require it.

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