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

Auteur: Jean H Fetter
Uitgever: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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/Vorm: Case studies
Genre: Internetbron
Soort document Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Jean H Fetter
ISBN: 0804723982 9780804723985
OCLC-nummer: 30979106
Beschrijving: xii, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Inhoud: Admissions from the university's founding --
Decisions : selecting the freshman class --
Can selectivity be justified? --
Special talents, special considerations --
Affirmative action --
The role of varsity athletics --
Ethical dilemmas --
The changing scene.
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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 Meer lezen...

 
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