College Admissions in the 21st Century

In an age when reality television and social media provide unprecedented access toward fulfilling virtually all areas of human curiosity, the college admissions process remains, in large part, ...

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Class-based Affirmative Action in College Admissions

The United States Supreme Court is expected to soon deliver its ruling regarding the use of race and ethnicity as considerations in college admissions. Many believe that a majority of the Court’s ...

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Essay urges College Board to end - rather than tinker - the SAT

Earlier this month, we  told you about College Board’s decision to redesign the SAT with the stated goal of focusing it toward “the core knowledge and skills that … are most important to ...

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The SAT is Getting a Makeover

This week, College Board president David Coleman announced that the SAT will undergo a transformation geared at refocusing the test toward the “core set of knowledge and skills” he considers ...

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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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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.