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In considering “the good, the bad, and the ugly,” it is imperative that schools embrace the development and use of recommendation forms as anything but a passive experience.
Through this webinar, learn how one school approached this challenge by implementing an authentic group activity in its admission process to truly target mission-appropriate students.
Ready to refine your admission process? Looking to assess for non-cognitive skill such as teamwork, motivation, grit, and/or empathy?
Several case studies of atypical applicants that present “risks” for the school in order to estimate the degree of risk among these applicants.
In an effort to develop a more effective interview process for middle school candidates, St. Mark’s School of Texas adopted a strategy for an on-campus interview that includes a reading…
How do you see beyond the polished, prepped, and rehearsed admission interview to understand the candidate’s classroom personality?
PISA is the single best tool available for educators to become informed and sophisticated about global best pedagogical practices. 
The Enrollment Management Association is working in collaboration with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and 32 member schools (G32) to define and refine this tool, now called the Character Skills…
The project, launched this fall by a unanimous resolution of the The Enrollment Management Association Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Think Tank on the Future of Assessment,…
The gamification of assessment is what’s next. It is meeting kids where they are — after all, 99% of teenage boys and 94% of girls are already there by choice.…
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Assessment Related Blogs

  • Measuring What Matters in Admission

    Measuring What Matters in Admission Never before has assessment been such a central and scrutinized component of the K-12 educational experience. Read More
  • The Med School Example - Building a Better, Stronger, Faster Interview

    The Med School Example - Building a Better, Stronger, Faster Interview Using the MMI to revamp the admission interview process Read More
  • "The Test" - Must Read, With Caveat.

    Though it’s true testing needs fixing, it also offers extraordinary promise for improving our childrens’ education. Read More
  • We Believe…But Is That Enough?

    We Believe…But Is That Enough? Is there evidence that collecting and using assessments of student learning really does promote improved student learning outcomes? Read More
  • Assessing Character: A Meeting With ETS' Patrick Kyllonen

    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 Read More
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