SAT Writing/Essay

<p>I've noticed that some schools say they don't consider the SAT essay component, but they still post scores for the SAT Writing. How is that possible? I'll use Stanford as an example:</p>

<p>SAT Writing
680 (25 percentile)
780 (75 percentile)
SAT Essay<br>

<p>"C. Please indicate how your institution will use the SAT or ACT essay component:</p>

<p>Stanford is not using essay component. "</p>

<p>Stanford</a> University: Common Data Set 2011-2012</p>