In a national experiment, Hoxby and Turner had sent semipersonalized information packets, including application-fee waivers, to thousands of high-achieving low-income students, and the packets seemed to be changing the application behaviors of the students who received them, making them more likely to apply to and attend selective colleges.
mom2and wrote: »
Perhaps if elite colleges did more of this and less of sending materials to kids that already know about them, they might actually improve their diversity numbers.
cptofthehouse wrote: »
The reality is that enrollment management companies with their statistical assessments are what are directing college acceptances at a lot of colleges. This despite the insistence that admissions is becoming an increasingly holistic process.