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As international inquiries and applications continue to climb at both boarding and day schools, the ability to assess an international student’s readiness for an academic program is vital.
Admission committees are more than just a group of admission professionals and faculty in a room saying yes or no to files. How do these groups train and come together to…
During the next academic year, The Enrollment Management Association is establishing an Early Childhood Working Group to understand best practices in assessment for young children and to make recommendations for…
Representatives of the G32 pilot schools group reconvened in Princeton earlier this summer to meet with psychometricians from The Enrollment Management Association and ETS.
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?
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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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