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Resources: How Colleges Choose Which Students to Admit

October 4, 2019

Experts say that college admissions decisions aren’t based on test scores alone; other factors help schools round out a class.

Considerations can include ensuring the appropriate number of out-of-state students, the proper mix of men and women, and sometimes ethnic backgrounds.

In this US News article, which is an excerpt from the Best Colleges 2020 guidebook, Lindsay Cates explains how colleges choose which students to admit.

Read the article now!

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