By Jim Jump (Inside Higher Ed.).  Is the tide turning? If so, is it coming in or going out?

Back during the summer, an “Ethical College Admissions” reader contacted me wondering about my thoughts on the “Turning the Tide” report and movement.

“Turning the Tide,” for those who may be unaware, is an outgrowth of the Making Caring Common project sponsored by the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. Making Caring Common seeks to promote the development of children “who are caring, responsible to their communities and committed to justice.”

“Turning the Tide” seeks to instill those values through the college admissions process. In its original report, published nearly two years ago, it identified three goals for how admission to college is practiced:

  • Developing greater concern for others and the common good among high school students.
  • Increasing equity and access for economically disadvantaged students.
  • Reducing excessive achievement pressure

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Kevin OrganisciakCollege Admissions NarrativeBy Jim Jump (Inside Higher Ed.).  Is the tide turning? If so, is it coming in or going out? Back during the summer, an “Ethical College Admissions” reader contacted me wondering about my thoughts on the “Turning the Tide” report and movement. “Turning the Tide,” for those who may be unaware,...Business Guidance for Tutors, Test Prep Instructors, and Admissions Counselors