Higher Education Admissions Departments Face Increasing Challenges. Are You Ready?
The higher-education landscape in America has been shifting in the last decade and the changes show no signs of slowing. Inside Higher Ed, in collaboration with Gallup, have released their 2018 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors. They delve into the pressure to meet application deadlines, as well as other interesting issues. They note:
Many college-admissions leaders believe that the recent decision by the University of Chicago to end its SAT/ACT requirement will prompt other colleges to follow suit. And a majority believe that the emphasis on testing in admissions discussions discourages students from considering colleges where they could be admitted and thrive.
You can read their discussion and other findings here. Do you find standardized tests to be a useful tool in evaluating applicants? Share your thoughts with us on social media.