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Initial research suggests strong consideration of a comprehensive Test Optional policy.

Test-Optional Movement: Should We Require SAT or ACT or Neither

The number of higher education institutions rethinking how they screen and accept new students continues to grow (Goral, 2018).   Many higher education institutions no longer require ACT or SAT scores for prospective undergraduates.  These test-optional schools say the tests place an unfair cost and burden on low-income and minority students and ultimately hinder efforts […]

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What should we do for troubled students, students in distress, students who confide in a faculty member?

Responding to Troubled Students

If you are involved in Christian higher education, you know that students identify us as trustworthy sources of wisdom when they are in distress. It may seem as though troubled students use crowd-sourced strategies to seek feedback via social media, but the importance of face-to-face interaction with faculty and support staff cannot be ignored. Our […]

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