tag: Coalition for Access Affordability and Success
November 12, 2015
Is Changing the Application Process Enough to Improve Access to Selective Colleges?
No, But It’s a Start
Last month, a consortium of 83 selective public and private universities unveiled a plan to build a new college application system. The Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success plans to develop a “free platform of online tools to streamline the experience of applying to college.” The most notable part of this platform would be its “virtual locker,” a portfolio in which students could store different types of content—from creative work, to class projects, to teacher recommendations—beginning in ninth…