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College Admissions for the 21st Century

College Admissions for the 21st Century

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

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Sternberg's book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, "ends up having a weight equal" to the product of "years of effort and dedication" in high school.

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Sternberg's book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, "ends up having a weight equal" to the product of "years of effort and dedication" in high school.

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Fortune

[Sternberg's] book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, "ends up having a weight equal" to the product of "years of effort and dedication" in high school.
— David A. Kaplan

Howard Gardner
Drawing on his own research in the laboratory and in the admissions office, the distinguished psychologist and educator Robert Sternberg has broadened our vision of how college admissions can be carried out and outlined the resulting benefits for our society.
Fortune - David A. Kaplan
[Sternberg's] book convincingly indicts the SAT and ACT exams. A single test lasting a few hours, he writes, "ends up having a weight equal" to the product of "years of effort and dedication" in high school.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674058590
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
265 KB

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Howard Gardner
Drawing on his own research in the laboratory and in the admissions office, the distinguished psychologist and educator Robert Sternberg has broadened our vision of how college admissions can be carried out and outlined the resulting benefits for our society.

Meet the Author

Robert J. Sternberg, formerly IBM Professor of Psychology and Education and Professor of Management at Yale, was Dean of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University from 2005 to 2010. He now serves as Provost and Senior Vice President at Oklahoma State University.

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