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Do College Admissions Criteria Capture Creativity? – Scientific American

  From Scientific American.  What does it take to get into college? High school grades and standardized tests are still the most common metrics. While this information is often considered alongside other sources of information (interviews, personal statement, essay, letters of recommendation), these other indicators of college potential are typically not considered if high school grades and standardized test scores don't reach a certain though standardized…
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The Big New Effort To Revamp College Admissions — Will It Work?

As reported by NPR, TO: America's colleges and universities FR: America's high school students RE: Please make the college admissions process less daunting and more collaborative, creative, engaging and in tune with the Digital Age. Oh, and while you're at it, try to level the admissions playing field between rich and poor. Read the rest of the article here.
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College Admissions Narrative

3 Tips for High School Teachers Writing Recommendation Letters

As reported by US News, college is the first time many teens will be on their own, but they may need the help of adults to get there. Many teens need letters of recommendation from their high school counselors and teachers to get into their dream college. "If it's done right, it brings the student to life," says Alisha Couch, director of admission operations and transfer recruitment at Ohio…
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