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Three Radical Proposals for a Broken College Admissions Process

The problem is that most high school kids have very limited experience and a narrow frame of reference. Asking them what they want in a college is asking the wrong question. How can we ask a high school student who has never been in a classroom with more than 35 students how she feels about large lecture classes? Or Greek life? Or what major they want to pursue? (Seventy percent of college students change their major after declaring one; almost 50 percent change their majors twice.)

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