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Questions and admissions : reflections on 100,000 admissions decisions at Stanford

Auteur : Jean H Fetter
Éditeur : Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995.
Édition/format :   Print book : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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Written in a lively and accessible manner by a former Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Stanford University, this book will enlighten prospective college applicants and their parents, teachers, and guidance counselors - as well as interested faculty and alumni - about many of the practical, fundamental, philosophical, and ethical issues involved in the selection of any college freshman class.
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Genre/forme : Case studies
Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Jean H Fetter
ISBN : 0804723982 9780804723985
Numéro OCLC : 30979106
Description : xii, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Contenu : 1. Admissions from the university's founding --
2. Decisions: selecting the freshman class --
3. Can selectivity be justified? --
4. Special talents, special considerations --
5. Affirmative action --
6. The role of varsity athletics --
7. Ethical dilemmas --
8. The changing scene.
Responsabilité : Jean H. Fetter.
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"Written as an act of personal catharsis, Fetter's reflections on her seven years as Stanford's dean of undergraduate admissions is as engrossing as it is informative... The book warrants an audience Lire la suite...

 
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