America’s Holistic College Admissions Process

Over the years, some of our international clients have asked us why America’s college admissions system is not based purely on grades and test scores. When posed this question, we describe the merits of the holistic admissions process. We make clear that if America’s highly selective universities admitted students based … 

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Holistic College Admissions

There was an article recently in “The Atlantic” entitled “The False Promise of ‘Holistic’ College Admissions” written by Phoebe Maltz Bovy that we wanted to draw to your attention. In the piece, Bovy essentially argues that holistic college admissions isn’t right, that admissions officers are essentially “passing judgement” on students … 

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