From The Wall Street Journal By Douglas Belkin and Caroline Porter A growing number of top-ranked U.S. colleges say they are finding objectionable material online that hurts the chances of prospective freshmen. About a quarter of admissions officers at the nation’s top 500 […]
Today in high schools throughout America, there is arguably more emphasis than ever on the [perceived] importance of college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. A number of schools – private and public – offer test prep as part of their curriculum. The College […]
From Inside Higher Ed By Joseph Soares Following my presentation last year at “The Case for Change in College Admissions” conference at the University of Southern California, a dean from one of America’s most prestigious universities said, “We know the SAT and ACT are […]
Last Sunday, Wake Forest University dean of admissions Martha Allman made a guest appearance in the Washington Post in an article that discusses the merits of the SAT, as well as Joseph A. Soares’ new book, SAT Wars: The Case for Test-Optional Admissions. Considering all […]
By Kevin Pittard Kevin Pittard is associate director of admissions at Wake Forest University. Here he shares his insights on the 2010 fall travel season, when admissions counselors travel to high schools and college fairs across the country and around the world. The admissions office […]
The Huffington Post turned its lens on the test-optional movement this week, focusing in particular on 11 competitive institutions where most if not all standardized tests are no longer required for admission. Among them was Wake Forest University, which announced its decision to go test-optional […]
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.