NACAC 2016: The Rise of Portfolios Within College Admissions

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Machine CEO Chris Jagers hosted a conversation about the growing role of portfolios during the college admissions process at the annual meeting of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Participants from MIT, Carnegie Mellon University, Maker Media, and Learning Machine Research presented findings, told stories, and answered questions from High School Counselors and College Admissions Officers about the role of portfolios within admissions, classrooms, and society at large.

"This discussion happened within the wider context of schools looking for new dimensions of merit, becoming test-score optional, and an information economy that ...

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