Rethinking the Culture of Praise

With the stakes for college admissions getting higher by the day, it’s no surprise that students are going to extreme lengths in an attempt to make themselves stand out from the crowd. However, ...

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SAT scores don't tell the entire story

Editorial from the Winston-Salem Journal.

It never hurts to prove the boss right, but that wasn’t Professor Joseph Soares’ motive with a new book blasting college-entrance exams.

The Wake Forest ...

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Doubts About the SAT

A new twist has been added to the conversation surrounding the use of standardized tests as a measure of academic preparedness for college-bound high schoolers.  In March, North Carolina will ...

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While you are Waiting

Admissions applications are submitted and April 1 notification seems like years away…Suggestions for that long winter wait…

The holidays are over. The frantic rush to collect recommendations ...

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On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.