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Class Struggle: January 25, 2009 - January 31, 2009

Admissions 101: The More Apps You File, the More They Charge

I was fuming about the practice of some law schools of charging no application fee to students with very high LSAT scores. How about another kind of incentive, or rather, disincentive, to try to damp down the over application craze...

By Washington Post Editors  |  January 30, 2009; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions 101  
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Universalize the Med School Admission Model

In our recent discussion about Score Choice, many posters and e-mailers told me they thought life would be better if colleges all adopted a computerized student admission system similar to what is used for Med Schools. As I understand it,...

By Washington Post Editors  |  January 29, 2009; 1:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Admissions 101  
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Extra Credit: Finding a Solution to the IB vs. AP Dilemma

Dear Extra Credit: My son is attending an International Baccalaureate high school in Fairfax County, and I have been reading with interest the discussions regarding IB vs. Advanced Placement. A colleague who lives in the Charlotte area also has a...

By Washington Post Editors  |  January 29, 2009; 1:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Extra Credit  
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Despite Flaws, Site Rating Preschools Fills a Critical Need

I remember how my wife and I, and our friends, found preschools when we had children that age: We asked each other if we knew any good ones. That unscientific approach is still the way people do it, even as...

By Washington Post Editors  |  January 26, 2009; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Metro Monday  
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