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Manlius Pebble Hill’s director of college counseling quoted in New York Times

Will Cardamone, director of college counseling at Manlius Pebble Hill School, was interviewed for this week’s New York Times article on a forthcoming change to college entrance exams.

Designed to protect against cheating, the change would require students to provide their photos when registering for SAT and ACT exams, ensuring that other individuals could not show up to take the exams for them.

Here’s the section of the New York Times article entitled, “SAT Reforms May Have Negative Impact on Students, Counselors Say,” that quotes Cardamone:

“Will Cardamone, the director of college counseling at Manlius Pebble Hill School in DeWitt, N.Y., said students might be willing to include their photographs to ensure the legitimacy of their test scores, but not without reservation.


“I do think, in the Facebook age, kids are particularly sensitive to their privacy rights online,” Mr. Cardamone said. “I just don’t think that a student’s physical appearance should have anything to do with the college admissions process.” He added: “I shudder to think that it would.”