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Acting on Character: The Character Skills Snapshot
The Character Skills Snapshot was designed to measure eight essential character skills that the committee deemed were prevalent among independent school missions and those which schools sought to nurture in…
Advancing a Revolution: The Institute on Character and Admission
American education is on the cusp of a revolution.
Character Assessment and Education in the 21st Century
Character skills and development are increasingly becoming part of the conversation around student success.
Making Better Admission Decisions
Making admission decisions at any level, from preschool to the Ph.D., is frightfully complex. To make life more difficult, we are not admitting students with a singular goal in mind.
Assessment and the (Un)biased Mind
Learn what methods can be used to help manage information in order to make superior and unbiased decisions.
Using the SSAT as a Predictor of First Year Success
How do you predict how likely it is that a student will achieve academic success in their first year at your school?
Myth Busting: Fee Waivers
In conjunction with member schools,The Enrollment Management Association offers nearly $1 million in fee waivers for the SSAT and the SAO each year.
The Power of Prediction in Your Admission Office
The testing and research team recently performed a large-scale test to ensure the SSAT's validity and reliability in meeting its goal of predicting student success.
Comparing Apples to Apples: The SSAT Benchmark Exam
The SSAT Benchmark test has been used for years by schools who are new to the SSAT, providing them with a reliable way to compare the scores of applicants.
An admission office’s guide to answering the question, “Should my child take the SSAT again?”
Is Your SEVIS Program in Compliance? How Do You Know? - Presentation
The Right Answer is Not Always C: Inside the Test Development Team at SSATB - Presentation
The Winding Road to a Successful Digital Application Process - Presentation
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Introducing the Character Skills Toolkit!
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Assessment Related Blogs
Measuring What Matters in Admission
Never before has assessment been such a central and scrutinized component of the K-12 educational experience.
The Med School Example - Building a Better, Stronger, Faster Interview
Using the MMI to revamp the admission interview process
"The Test" - Must Read, With Caveat.
Though it’s true testing needs fixing, it also offers extraordinary promise for improving our childrens’ education.
We Believe…But Is That Enough?
Is there evidence that collecting and using assessments of student learning really does promote improved student learning outcomes?
Assessing Character: A Meeting With ETS' Patrick Kyllonen
Because a non-cognitive “construct” is another kind of skill, an attribute such as motivation or creativity can be put on
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