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.See more details below

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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
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,294,832
File size:
0 MB

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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.

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