Three Admissions Stats You Should Care About

By Arun Ponnusamy


A few years ago, Collegewise passed out buttons emblazoned with the slogan “78% of college statistics are made up” to high school counselors across the country. They were a hit.

School counselors, students, and parents all agree that admissions stats can be misleading, but have you ever wondered which ones you should pay attention to? (Hint: you can take that student-to-faculty ratio off your list of considerations.) Check out our Chief Academic Officer’s take below:

 

 

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