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

Author: Jean H Fetter
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The former Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Stanford University provides an inside glimpse into the process of choosing a freshman class. Topics include affirmative action policies, standardized  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean H Fetter
ISBN: 0804731586 9780804731584 0804723982 9780804723985
OCLC Number: 476904899
Description: xii, 276 s.
Contents: <pre> 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.
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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 Read more...

 
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