January 20th, 2016
Major changes proposed for the college admissions process
From test scores to A.P. classes and extracurricular activities, the pressure for high school students to stand out on college applications is greater than ever. But this morning, a new report sponsored in part by the Harvard Graduate School of education is calling for some stunning changes. NBC’s Rehema Ellis reports for TODAY and we hear from M.I.T. Dean of Admissions Stu Schmill, who says he endorses several of the new changes proposed by the group.