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YCBK 398: Are colleges secretly factoring test scores into decisions for test-optional applicants

Introduction :

  • Mark tells listeners how to access the sign-up form for the first YCBK in-person gathering on Saturday, March 23rd at 7 pm in Durham, NC
  • Mark and Julia answer a question from Michelle from Washington state, she wants to know, are colleges secretly using imputed test scores when a student requested to be a test-optional applicant
  • Mark interviews Andy Strickler, the Dean of Admissions at Connecticut College and they discuss, How is admissions file reading different when a college gets an usually large number of strong applications from the same high school-Part 1 of 3


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