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Big Data’s Influence On College Admission Is Growing

By Willard Dix. A recent tweet from Big Brother, er, Netflix, gave many subscribers pause. Whatever and however we watch the service, we seldom realize that "they" are watching us as well. The tweet, sent not by an individual but by Netflix US, said, "To the 53 people who've watched A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days: Who hurt you?" I haven't seen the movie in…
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The Newly Paperless SAT Raises Alarm About Digital

By Noah Knopf.  Harvard Political Review The two major college entrance exams in the United States are going digital. Since 2015, ACT Inc. has been offering a digital version of its exam that is now being taken by 8 percent of ACT test takers. The College Board, makers of the rival SAT exam, now alsooffers a computer option. But the move towards digital college entrance…
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Review – Customer Relationship SAS – CRMs

By Jessica Yeager (Business Insider) The Common App is now available for all students. The main focus for most parents and students starting the college application is the essay or personal statement — the last item under their complete control. It’s pretty hard to substantially change test scores and GPA by senior fall, which is why so many parents and students focus on the essay. You…
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IvyTies introduces Application Timeline Tool

Tracking deadlines for each step for the admission process for dozens of colleges can be a nightmare. IvyTies solves this longstanding problem by introducing the Application Timeline Tool. (PRWEB) December 17, 2017 "Applying to numerous colleges and keeping track of deadlines can be overwhelming. Even the most organized applicant can lose track of a deadline. IvyTies makes it easy for students to stay on track…
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