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Test-Optional Admissions Rubric for Colleges and Universities

How to evaluate prospective students without test scores

Key Insights

Donna Shaffner, a Principal with EAB specializing in financial aid optimization, oversaw the transition to test-score-optional admissions at several institutions she previously worked with in accordance with the guiding principles in this insight.

Read on to learn how Utica CollegeDaemen College, and Canisius College moved toward scoreless admissions by implementing an evaluation rubric, a new application review process, and strategies to combat over-scoring. Plus, explore an example rubric and an editable rubric template that you can use with your own admissions team.

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