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Measures in the College Admissions Process

Robert C. Wood

Measures in the College Admissions Process

A College Board Colloquium

by Robert C. Wood

  • 370 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by College Board .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Validity,
  • Congresses,
  • Universities and colleges,
  • Entrance examinations,
  • Examinations,
  • Test bias,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeorge H. Hanford (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8382985M
    ISBN 100874472768
    ISBN 109780874472769
    OCLC/WorldCa16002150

      First published a decade ago, Jacques Steinberg’s book “The Gatekeepers” still offers a revealing window into how the college admissions process really works Every fall, as almost three quarters of American high school seniors prepare to apply to college, a new crop of teenagers and their parents wonder: who gets into the top schools and why?   This is the second story in a three-part series looking at elite-college admissions. Read the first story here.. In , close to higher-education professionals from Author: Alia Wong.

      As a former admissions director and dean, my work was measured on several different metrics. I elaborate on these benchmarks in a webinar I delivered for entitled MBA Reality Check. While my performance was measured on objective crit.   The system consists of bodies like the College Board, which administer A.P. courses along with the S.A.T. and A.C.T. and prep classes and practice books and tutoring services and other means by Author: Matt Feeney.

      How merit-based college admissions became so unfair. By. partly because of the complexity of the admission process, Inject a little science in the college admissions process.   College Admission is the ultimate user's manual and go-to guide for any student or family approaching the college application process. Featuring the wise counsel of more than 50 deans of admission, no other guide has such thorough, expert, compassionate, and professional advice/5(4).


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