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  1. Some are skeptical about whether colleges will incorporate the report’s suggestions.

  2. Tides, Timing and the College Admissions Process

    The Huffington PostFeb 03 05:51 PM

    The January 2016 release of "Turning the Tide," a report shepherded by the Harvard Graduate School of Education and representing the input of colleges nationwide, was an important step forward in articulating the excesses, and stark inadequacies, of the college admissions process . Intended to de-stress student applicants, the report's recommendations address such things as standardized-test ...

  3. When I was chancellor of the New York City schools, I thought that if you were smart and poor, you could write your own ticket to college. I was dead wrong.

  4. The Harvard Graduate School of Education released a report on Wednesday endorsed by dozens...

  5. It's What's Happening for Young Adults

    Garden City NewsFeb 04 04:15 PM

    Mark your calendar for Finding Your Way through the Maze of College Admissions which is being held on Wednesday, March 2nd from 7 - 8:30PM. Registration begins Monday, February 8th online on Eventkeeper.

  6. Colleges Detail Move to Rethink Admission Standards

    The Wall Street Journal via Yahoo! NewsJan 20 04:36 PM

    A new report from college admissions officials aiming to tamp down the competition for acceptance drew praise Wednesday but also skepticism about its potential to alleviate the stress on ambitious students. More than 85 college admissions chiefs, high school leaders and other educators signed on to “Turning the Tide,” which calls for a concerted effort to signal they value real intellectual ...

  7. Mitra ’18: Turning the tide of college admissions

    The Brown Daily HeraldFeb 03 10:47 PM

    It’s been two years since I struggled through college applications, but the phrase “Common App” still sends shivers down my spine.

  8. Kaplan Test Prep’s most recent survey of nearly 400 college admissions officers across the United States finds that the percentage of admissions officers who visit applicants’ social media pages to learn more about them has hit a record high of 40% -- quadruple the percentage who did so in 2008, when Kaplan first explored this issue.* For context, out of those who do so, 89% say they do so ...

  9. 10 Things Parents of College-Bound Students Need to Do

    U.S.News & World Report via Yahoo! NewsJan 22 05:30 AM

    Manage Your Time and Emotions Through the College Admissions Process

  10. Colleges Detail Move to Rethink Admission Standards

    The Wall Street JournalJan 20 09:17 PM

    A new report from college admissions officials aiming to tamp down the competition for acceptance drew praise Wednesday but also skepticism about its potential to alleviate the stress on ambitious students.

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