- Chicago, IL
Grades, class ranks, classes taken, recommendations from teachers and others, activities outside of school, essays... It’s going to be a more wholistic approach.
This. It's always been about a holistic approach. The difference is that we're finding that standardized test scores aren't a good measure and shouldn't be part of a holistic process.
Those of us who did take the test may roll their eyes, but it is what it is. When you find out something isn't working, you change it and work to make the system better.