I Said We’d Never Hire a College Admissions Adviser. Then We Did. – The New York Times
Parents with resources hire college admissions counselors, contend that it’s not about competition.
“Someone else can get him to consider schools he has never heard of, hear him in ways that we can’t, and encourage more self-discovery.”
Hampshire reports a successful admissions year by going test blind | InsideHigherEd
More good information on admissions policies that support diversity.
“”Every time a school makes the decision to go test optional, they come out with a statement that they have learned from research that tests aren’t the best predictors,” she said. “I can never figure out why, if they are citing research that tests are not a good predictor, why they don’t stop using the tests.””