Out with admissions officers, in with… robots?

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • Are we due for a massive college rankings overhaul? 
  • Will robots replace humans as admissions officers and application readers?
  • Is the Ivy League hype causing school administrators to undergo unethical practices to get their students in? 
  • Should applicants still hide their social media profiles from admission officers?

A small Louisiana school known for sending black students to Ivy League schools allegedly faked college applications and transcripts.
Why should you care? This is another symptom of a worldwide craze...

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