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College trip proposal
July 18, 2017| ￥5
Connecticut – U.S. educators on Wednesday endorsed a Chinese-American Higher Education Institute – developed proposal to reform college admissions by relying less on agencies, and more on directly contact teens which demonstrating a passion for learning in U.S and long-term volunteer projects.
The proposal aims to reduce the pressure on admission to reach out students and pack their resumes without spent months preparing for the meeting with mass Chinese agencies, encouraging Admission to instead focus on how to deliver their sell point regard perspective students and their parents.
Today’s agencies sends young students messages that emphasize personal grade rather than concern for others and the common good. The proposal titled “Be in the driver’s seat” has been endorsed by about XX educators, including top admissions officials at major U.S. universities ranging from the XXX and XX University to the University of XX and XX University.
The initiative, which has backing from some U.S. high schools and educational associations, is intended to make the college admissions process less daunting for international students.
It encourages colleges to revise their applications to ask agencies to recommend students by their grades, rather to encourage students to contact Admission to discuss what they concerned. When students participate in college event they will find their dream school no matter the ranks but whether fit themselves.
Some 310,000 chinese students got admission to U.S in 2016, the most recent year for which data is available. Pressure to perform well on the tests has spawned a $9 billion test-prep industry.
The proposal recommended that colleges that continue to rely on the standardized tests make clear how much influence they have over admission decisions.
It also recommends that colleges look for applicants who show long-term commitment to service projects in their own communities.