College Admissions

No Student Who Applied to Goucher College With a Video Has Been Rejected
January 11, 2015

Only 64 people used it, but they were more diverse than the rest of the applicant pool.

Stop Obsessing Over Your College Essay—Admissions Officers Don't
But they do care what you think of their clever questions
November 13, 2014

"I literally never heard a decision made on the basis of a personal essay alone."

A True Test: In Defense of the SAT
Critics say the SAT puts minorities at a disadvantage in college admissions, but without it those groups would do even worse.
September 04, 2014

When it comes to standardized testing, what we need is more rather than less.