Colleges Seek ‘Noncognitive’ Measures of Applicants

Colleges Seek ‘Noncognitive’ Measures of Applicants | Eric  Hoover | Chronicle of Higher Education | 18 January, 2012

Admissions offices what to know about traits like leadership, initiative and grit, that the SAT does not test. With grades and test scores presenting a limited view of applicants’ potential, admissions officers are looking for new tools to gauge students’ noncognitive skills.

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