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Who Gets In?

Strategies for Fair and Effective College Admissions

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674971912

Publication Date: 05/15/2017


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

31 tables


  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Evaluating the Fairness and Effectiveness of an Admissions System
  • 2. Admissions Tests and High School Grades: What Do They Measure?
  • 3. Performance Predictions and Academic Indexes
  • 4. Admissions Preferences: Who Deserves a Boost?
  • 5. Percent Plans and Other Test-Optional Admissions Programs
  • 6. Noncognitive Attributes: A New Frontier in College Admissions?
  • 7. Casting Lots for College
  • 8. Crafting a Class
  • 9. Conclusions
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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