Reference Letters in Academic Admissions: Useful or Useless?
In the world of academic admission tools, the reference letter is an old favourite. For the better part of a century, college and university applicants have been asked to supply a letter written by a mentor, boss or teacher that testifies to the applicant’s…
Worth It? How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Academic Admissions Assessment Tools
Anyone working in academic admissions knows how overwhelming it can be to sift through hundreds — or tens of thousands! — of applications, looking for the very best. Academic admission assessment tools can simplify the process, by ranking applicants based on a defined set…