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College Admissions for the 21st Century

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HARDCOVER

$29.00 • £23.95 • €26.00

ISBN 9780674048232

Publication Date: 10/01/2010

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224 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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[Sternberg’s] book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, ‘ends up having a weight equal’ to the product of ‘years of effort and dedication’ in high school.—David A. Kaplan, Fortune

Drawing on his own research in the laboratory and in the admissions office, the distinguished psychologist and educator Robert Sternberg has broadened our vision of how college admissions can be carried out and outlined the resulting benefits for our society.—Howard Gardner

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