What If College Admissions Was Modeled After the NFL?

In an increasingly competitive college landscape, there’s a growing push for colleges to employ methods that could reduce the cutthroat nature of the competition among all parties involved. This ...

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The Meaning of Merit

As college admissions officers continue the search to find meaningful metrics to evaluate students, the definition of ‘merit’ has transformed. With less emphasis on standardized tests, admissions ...

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Keeping Track of Campus Visitors

The campus tour is one of the most important aspects of the search process as it facilitates an unmediated experience by which prospective students (and parents) examine various colleges. For the ...

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How to Choose a College

With college admissions deadlines finally in your rear-view mirror, hopefully you’re feeling content about the schools to which you applied. Consider the criteria you used in finalizing your list ...

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OnĀ April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hostedĀ 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.