Rethinking College Admissions

Rethinking College Admissions Research-Based Practice and Policy

Edited by OiYan A. Poon and Michael N. Bastedo
paper, 304 Pages
Pub. Date: December 2022
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-777-0
Price: $36.00

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Pub. Date: December 2022
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-778-7

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Rethinking College Admissions probes the many facets of higher education admissions and translates research-backed insights into actionable strategies for innovative, equitable admissions practices.


There has never been a more pressing time to reimagine college admissions. This groundbreaking book presents research that will inform new policy and inspire creative new practices for professionals. If you care deeply about the future of college access in America, this book is a must-read. — Angel B. Pérez, CEO, National Association for College Admission Counseling

Essential reading for those who believe that college can dramatically change the trajectory of a student’s life. Grounded in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research, yet accessible and practical, Rethinking College Admissions will not only change the way you think about college admissions, but also help you envision a radical new future where historically marginalized students have a real opportunity to succeed. — Don Yu, Chief Strategy and Product Officer, Scholarship America

The stakes are high in college admissions for students, families, and the nation, and Rethinking College Admissions brings us a research-to-practice bridge to inform future directions in the field. — Jerome A. Lucido, Professor and Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Enrollment Research, Policy and Practice, University of Southern California

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About the Editors

OiYan A. Poon is a program officer at the Spencer Foundation and a faculty affiliate at Colorado State University and the University of Maryland, College Park. Michael N. Bastedo is a professor in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at the University of Michigan, where he also serves as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs.

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