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College Admissions Success

A Step by Step Guide to Admission to the College of Your Choice

by Kent W. Schell

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Youth Education Systems .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11170533M
ISBN 100877380511
ISBN 109780877380511
OCLC/WorldCa20496238


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A new book seeks to question the test-optional movement, arguing that it is not meeting one of its main goals, which at many colleges has been to increase the diversity of the applicant pool and admitted students. The book is Measuring Success: Testing, Grades and the Future of College Admissions, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

However, few people—including students, parents, teachers, and policy makers—understand how tests like the SAT or ACT are used in admissions decisions. Once touted as the best way to compare students from diverse backgrounds, these tests are now increasingly criticized as being biased in favor of traditionally privileged groups.

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