Character Skills Snapshot

  • Character Assessment and Education in the 21st Century

    Character Assessment and Education in the 21st Century

    By Heather Hoerle, Executive Director, The Enrollment Management Association Character skills and development are increasingly becoming part of the conversation around student success. This presentat

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  • Assessing Character Skills

    Assessing Character Skills

    Meghan Brenneman, Ed.D., Director of Character Assessment Programs & Christina Dotchin, Director of Outreach, The Enrollment Management Association Character skills are increasingly becoming part of

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  • Plus One: Adding Character Assessment to Admission

    Plus One: Adding Character Assessment to Admission

    Booth D. Kyle, Associate Head of School & Admissions and Financial Aid Director, Lakeside School (WA) Learn about Lakeside School’s journey with the Character Skills Snapshot in its inaugural year, f

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  • Non-Cognitive Variables in Crossroads’ Admission Process

    Non-Cognitive Variables in Crossroads’ Admission Process

    During the first session of my CERPP Leadership in Management program, I was thrilled to discover readings about non-cognitive variables and the rise of these NCVs among college and university admissi

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  • Reducing Bias in the Admission Process [Podcast Ep.25]

    Reducing Bias in the Admission Process [Podcast Ep.25]

    Best Practices in Student Evaluation, Interviewing, and File Reading

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  • Lakeside School Leverages the Character Skills Snapshot for a Holistic Admissions Process2:26

    Lakeside School Leverages the Character Skills Snapshot for a Holistic Admissions Process

    Associate Head of School and Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at Lakeside School (WA), discusses how his school uses the Character Skills Snapshot in their admissions process

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  • Character Counts and Counting Character: A New Way to Measure Skills

    Character Counts and Counting Character: A New Way to Measure Skills

    Assessing an applicant’s character may be one of the more challenging aspects of the independent school admission process. But The Character Skills Snapshot, a tool launched by the Enrollment...

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  • The Character Skills Snapshot - For Schools1:01

    The Character Skills Snapshot - For Schools

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  • Developing The Character Skills Snapshot

    Developing The Character Skills Snapshot

    While character education is a hallmark of an independent school education and is a salient piece of most schools’ missions, gaining insight into an applying student’s current level of character...

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  • Acting on Character: The Character Skills Snapshot

    Acting on Character: The Character Skills Snapshot

    By Meghan Brenneman, Ph.D. The Enrollment Management Association’s testing and research team is pleased to announce the initial release this fall of the Character Skills Snapshot (formerly the...

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  • Advancing a Revolution: The Institute on Character and Admission

    Advancing a Revolution: The Institute on Character and Admission

    By David Holmes American education is on the cusp of a revolution. Recent years have brought serious concern about the pathologies of American education: resentment of “high-stakes” testing;...

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  • Teacher Recommendations: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Teacher Recommendations: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Douglas Leek, Director of Admission and Enrollment Management at The Northwest School in Washington, explains that teacher recommendations, as part of the application, need to provide a baseline...

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  • Update: The Character Skills Snapshot

    Update: The Character Skills Snapshot

    From The Yield, Spring 2015  Situation Judgment Tests (SJTs) are an increasingly common psychometric technique for measuring interpersonal and intrapersonal attributes. Respondents are presented...

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