we became chatting with a mom of a student that is prospective. She mentioned concerns regarding our assessment of rigor and AP/IB/SAT topic tests. These concerns have recently appear more frequently and so I thought it would be fitting to address it in a blog. Maybe it is because AP tests are coming up quickly and pupils are beginning to question if it's worth every penny to simply take the tests.
First, let's address rigor. The inquiry that is overall to basically boil right down to the:
Are admission counselors in a position to objectively and fairly evaluate the curriculum energy of each student?
In word, YES. At USC, we've one of the greatest, if maybe not the admission staff that is largest of any private university in the nation. Each user is assigned to a domestic or region that is international or both. We take pride in taking care of our regions. Relationships are forged and maintained with high school counselors, parents and prospective students. The goal is to have comprehensive and step-by-step understanding of our territory. We are conscious of exactly what an application that is competitive like within its appropriate context. Finally, you'll think about us as context specialists. Context is especially essential in our process. We recognize that rigor looks greatly unique and different for every school. Use of scholastic and extracurricular tasks in each school that is high city, and area will va