Breaking down bias in admissions
The how-to guide to reducing admissions bias at your school
What you’ll learn
Why admissions bias matters
See how applicants are evaluated differently when biases seep into your review process. It’s not fair. And it’s not helping you build a better classroom.
How to identify bias at your school
Diagnose the potential areas bias can occur in your admissions process, while learning how other schools’ processes compare to yours.
The nine types of admission bias
Get a primer in Admissions Psychology 101: The nine most common forms of cognitive biases in admissions, and how they impact your decision making.
How to prevent bias
How to fight back against bias with tactical improvements to safeguard your applicants for a fairer, more defensible admissions cycle than ever before.
The reality of admissions bias
of schools believe that eliminating bias in the admissions process is an important issue.
of reviewers complained of fatigue after days of interviewing applicants, indicating a high potential for decision fatigue.
of schools are confident that their reviewers are following the standarized evaluation criteria.