Test-Optional Schools Grow & Now Include U of Chicago

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What’s Up At Forbes.com

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What Colleges Could Do About College Admission, Part 3

Most of the changes being advocated regarding college admission focus on students, families, schools, and organizations changing their ways. "Relax!" say colleges. "Do your best and don't worry about the results." Students are enjoined to be "nicer" and more sincere in their approach to other, their activities, and their communities. Impossible and contradictory advice gets … Continue reading What Colleges Could Do About College Admission, Part 3

What Colleges Could Do About College Admission, Part 1

There's plenty not to like about the way college admission has developed over the years. More due dates, more essays, more ways to cheat, more silly rankings, and more complexity in general make everyone's lives crazily complex at a time when high school seniors should be focusing on their schoolwork and activities. Everyone complains about … Continue reading What Colleges Could Do About College Admission, Part 1

The College Process as Existential Crisis

Students going through the college process may be experiencing an existential crisis before they're ready for it.