UMichigan’s Test-Optional Policy

As loyal readers of our college admissions blog know all too well, we don’t believe “test-optional” policies are worth the paper they are written on. All else being equal, a student who doesn’t submit test scores just isn’t going to have the same chance at earning admission to a “test-optional” … 

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University of Michigan Mistaken Acceptance Letter

Just about every year, a university mistakenly sends offers of admission to the wrong batch of students. The school then realizes the error of its ways and quickly sends out corrections. This year, the culprit is the University of Michigan. In past years, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, Tulane University, … 

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UMichigan Admission

A piece in “Michigan Daily” by Brian Kuang and Tim Cohn entitled “The Numbers Game: Changing Trends in College Admissions” paints a portrait of what’s changed in admissions data at the University of Michigan over the last several years. The piece begins with an assertion that it’s been getting noticeably … 

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