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David C. Mainiero

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Applying Emotions to Applications

Here’s something you don’t usually hear in discussions about the increasingly competitive landscape of college and graduate school admissions: rejection letters don’t only sadden students. They have the same strong emotional impact on admissions committee members as well.

The New SAT: Paradigm Shift or More of the Same?

High school students and parents are in a panicked frenzy after the recent changes to the SAT. But, most likely, all of these reactions are unnecessary. While the announced changes certainly sound like the beginnings of a paradigm-shift, the reality is that the “new” SAT promises to be more of the same.