Page 1

&29(56725<E\6WHSKDQLH05R\

&29(56725<

$GPLVVLRQV2IILFH $73 Changing the Face of Education (YHU\ DFDGHPLF \HDU PLOOLRQV RI WHHQDJHUV HQWHU WKH JOREDO UDFH WRZDUG WKH XQLYHUVLW\ DGPLVVLRQV ILQLVK OLQH )RU VRPH WKH RXWFRPHV SURYH YLFWRULRXV ZKLOH RWKHUV VWUXJJOH ZLWK GLVDSSRLQWPHQW DQG GHIHUUHG GUHDPV $ SHUIHFW JUDGH SRLQW DYHUDJH DQG DQ RXWVWDQGLQJ 6$7 VFRUH QR ORQJHU JXDUDQWHH VHDWV DW WKH WRSWLHU XQLYHUVLWLHV RI WKH ZRUOG

7HVW*XUX7KXQ\DYHH9LFKDLGLWK (GGLH

 (QWHULQJ WKH UHDOP RI KLJKHU HGXFDWLRQ LV DQ DFDGHPLF ULJKW RI SDVVDJH WKDW UHTXLUHV VWXGHQWV WR UHDFK EH\RQG LPSUHVVLYH QXPEHUV RQ VWDQGDUGL]HG WHVWV DQG LQVWHDG SUHVHQW XQLTXH TXDOLWLHV WKDW VHW WKHP DSDUW IURP WKH PLOOLRQV RI DSSOLFDQWV DFURVV WKH JOREH )RU WKLV LVVXH RI (GXFDWLRQ /LYLQJ ZH VLW GRZQ ZLWK WZR RI 7KDLODQG·V PRVW LQIOXHQWLDO FROOHJH DGPLVVLRQV JXUXV DV WKH\ VKDUH ZKDW LW WDNHV WR EH FRPSHWLWLYH LQ WKH JDPH RI XQLYHUVLW\ DFFHSWDQFH

 ´:H DUH WKH EHVW RI ERWK EUHHGV 1RW RQO\ DUH ZH LQGXVWULRXV 7KDLV EXW ZH DUH DOVR DVVXUHG $PHULFDQVµ VD\V (GGLH D IRUPHU DFWRU 79 SUHVHQWHU DQG ¶7XWRU WR WKH 6WDUV· $V D 1HZ <RUN QDWLYH DQG &ROXPELD 8QLYHUVLW\ JUDGXDWH (GGLH KDV DOZD\V KDG D NQDFN IRU WHDFKLQJ SHRSOH )URP DFWLQJ RQ WHOHYLVLRQ VKRZV LQ WKH 86 WR ZRUNLQJ DV D :DOO 6WUHHW EXVLQHVV VWUDWHJLVW WR WXWRULQJ VRPH RI WKH ELJJHVW QDPHV LQ +ROO\ZRRG (GGLH FRPHV IURP D GLYHUVH EDFNJURXQG WKDW DOORZV KLP WR HIIHFWLYHO\ ¶HGXWDLQ· WKH FXUUHQW JHQHUDWLRQ RI K\SHUSDFHG )DFHERRNREVHVVHG KLJK VFKRRO VWXGHQWV

 $ORQJ ZLWK IRUPHU DGPLVVLRQV PHPEHUV IURP SUHVWLJLRXV XQLYHUVLWLHV VXFK DV 0,7 DQG +DUYDUG 'LUHFWRU 6XVLWW 7KDQDUDW 6DL  IRXQGHG $GPLVVLRQV2IILFHLQ2QFHDQDGPLVVLRQV RIILFHU IRU 6WDQIRUG 8QLYHUVLW\ 6DL KDG ILUVW KDQG LQVLJKW RQ WKH DFFHSWDQFH SURFHVV DQG ZKDW XQLYHUVLWLHV ORRNHG IRU DQG DSSUHFLDWHG LQ FDQGLGDWHV 'XULQJ KLV WLPH DW 6WDQIRUG KH QRWLFHG WKDW 7KDLODQG·V PRVW KLJK DFKLHYLQJ VWXGHQWV ZHUH QRW EHLQJ DFFHSWHG $IWHU JHWWLQJ WR NQRZ VRPH RI WKHP DQG UHYLHZLQJ WKHLU DSSOLFDWLRQ LW ZDV FOHDU WKDW WKH SUREOHP OLHG LQ WKHLU DGPLVVLRQV HVVD\V ´7KH\ MXVW GLGQ·W NQRZ ZKDW ZDV JRRG DERXW WKHPVHOYHV DQG WKH\ MXVW WULHG WRR KDUG WR ZULWH ZKDW WKH\ WKRXJKW WKH DGPLVVLRQV SHRSOH ZDQWHG WR KHDU ,W MXVW ORRNHG DOO FRQWULYHG DQG GLVLQJHQXRXVµ KH H[SODLQV  $IWHU KH EHJDQ DGYLVLQJ WKH DSSOLFDQWV RQ D SDUWWLPH EDVLV WKH UHVXOWV IRU 7KDL VWXGHQWV VWDUWHG WR FKDQJH 8SRQ KLV UHWXUQ WR 7KDLODQG LQ WKH ODWH ·V KH SURYLGHG DGPLVVLRQV FRXQVHOLQJ DQG FRQVXOWDQF\ IRU D YHU\ H[FOXVLYH JURXS RI FOLHQWHOH 7KH ILUVW FODVV RI WUDLQHHV FRQVLVWHG RI %DQN RI 7KDLODQG 6LDP &HPHQW *URXS377DQG.%DQNJUDGXDWHVFKRODUVZKRVH FRPSDQLHV VSRQVRUHG WKHLU HGXFDWLRQ ,W ZDV 6DL·V MRE WR SUHSDUH WKHP IRU WKH XQLYHUVLW\ DGPLVVLRQV SURFHVV LQ WKH 8QLWHG 6WDWHV  14 | Education Living

$GPLVVLRQV2IILFH RSHQHG LWV GRRUV WR WKH SXEOLF WR SURYLGH DGPLVVLRQV FRQVXOWDQF\ IRU ERWK WKH XQGHUJUDGXDWH DQG JUDGXDWH OHYHO URXJKO\ VL[ \HDUV DJR 7KH FRPSDQ\ KDV JURZQ DQG H[SDQGHG LWV VHUYLFHV DQFKRUHG E\ WKH FUHDWLRQ RI D WHVW SUHSDUDWLRQ FRPSDQ\ $GPLVVLRQV 7HVW 3UHS $73  +HDGHG E\ 7HVW *XUX 7KXQ\DYHH 9LFKDLGLWK (GGLH  $73 GHDOV SULPDULO\ ZLWK SUHSDULQJ KLJK VFKRROHUV IRU DOO VWDQGDUGL]HG WHVWV LQFOXGLQJ WKH DOOLPSRUWDQW 6$7 H[DPLQDWLRQ

 %RWK6DLDQG(GGLHKDYHDXQLTXHDGYDQWDJH DVWKH\FDQVXFFHVVIXOO\FRPPXQLFDWHDQGDVVLVW VWXGHQWV LQ ERWK 7KDL DQG (QJOLVK ´:H DUH QRW $PHULFDQ RU %ULWLVK RIIVKRRWV WKDW KDYH FRPH WR VHW XS D IUDQFKLVH DQG KLUH ORFDO WDOHQW :H KDYH ERWK WKH LQWHUQDWLRQDO H[SHULHQFH DQG WKH ORFDO IODYRUµ H[SODLQV (GGLH 6WXGHQWV PD\ HQWHU WKH WUDLQLQJ SURFHVV WKURXJK PDQ\ SRLQWV RI HQWU\ ,I WKH\ KDYHQ·W WDNHQ WKH 6$7 6$7 6XEMHFW 7HVWV RU 72()/ WKH\ PD\ VHHN WKH VHUYLFHV RI $73 EHIRUH WKH FRQVXOWDQF\ RI $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH

'LUHFWRU 6XVLWW 7KDQDUDW 6DL 

 )URPWKHWHVWLQJSRLQWRIYLHZ(GGLHH[SODLQV WKDW $73 LV QRW D VFKRRO LQ WKH WUDGLWLRQDO VHQVH ´:H DUH WU\LQJ WR PD[LPL]H VRPHRQH·V SRWHQWLDO WR UHDFK WKHLU SHDN SHUIRUPDQFH 7KLV LV D FRDFKLQJ VHVVLRQ RI KRZ WR H[FHO RQ WKHVH SDUWLFXODU KRRSV WKDW ZH KDYH DOO JRQH WKURXJKµ KH VD\V $FFRUGLQJ WR WKH 7HVW *XUX WKH 6$7 LV D PHDVXULQJ VWLFN WKDW PXVW EH WDNHQ ZLWK D GLIIHUHQW SHUVSHFWLYH 0DQ\ VWXGHQWV WKLQN WKDW LI WKH\ GRQ·W JHW D QHDU SHUIHFW VFRUH WKDW WKHLU OLYHV DUH RYHU :KDW PDQ\ GRQ·W UHDOL]H LV WKDW D  RQ WKH 6$7

&EVDBUJPO-JWJOH

|


&29(56725<

GRHVQ·W PHDQ \RX DUH DXWRPDWLFDOO\ DFFHSWHG YDOHGLFWRULDQV DSSO\ WR WKHLU VFKRROV RI FKRLFH LQWR \RXU GUHDP XQLYHUVLW\ RQO\ WR EH UHMHFWHG 7KHVH DUH VWXGHQWV ZKR KDYH ZRUNHG LQFUHGLEO\ KDUG IRU WKH ODVW   (DFK\HDUVWXGHQWVUHFHLYHSHUIHFW6$7VFRUHV \HDUV SDUWLFLSDWLQJ LQ H[WUDFXUULFXODU DFWLYLWLHV DQG WKH\ VWLOO GRQ·W VHFXUH VHDWV DW WKH ELJ DQG PDLQWDLQLQJ KLJK PDUNV ZKLOH WKHLU SDUHQWV QDPH ,Y\ /HDJXH VFKRROV RI WKHLU FKRLFH 7KH KDYH LQYHVWHG ODUJH DPRXQWV RI PRQH\ LQ WKHLU SULPDU\ UHDVRQ IRU UHMHFWLRQ XVXDOO\ VWHPV IURP LQWHUQDWLRQDO HGXFDWLRQ 7KH XQLYHUVLWLHV GHQ\ WKH ODFN RI XQLTXH DQG LQWHUHVWLQJ LQIRUPDWLRQ WKHP DFFHVV DQG WKH\ VLPSO\ FDQ·W ILJXUH RXW DERXW WKHPVHOYHV LQ WKHLU DGPLVVLRQV HVVD\V ZK\ ´:KDW WKH\ VXEPLWWHG LQ WKHLU DSSOLFDWLRQ DQG DSSOLFDWLRQV ´:KHQ VWXGHQWV FRPH LQ , DQG ZKDW , JHW RXW RI VLPSO\ WDONLQJ WR WKHP VD\ VKRZ PH \RXU WUDQVFULSWV ZULWLQJ VDPSOHV DQGGLJJLQJIRULQIRUPDWLRQLVDVKDUSFRQWUDVW DQG OLVW RI DFWLYLWLHV 7KHVH DUH WKH H[DFW WKLQJV 7KH\ MXVW GRQ·W JLYH LW DOO WKH\ DUH VKRZLQJ WKDW WKH\ ZLOO EH HYDOXDWHG XSRQµ VD\V 6DL PD\EH RQO\  RU  SHUFHQW RI WKHPVHOYHVµ $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH DQG LWV WHDP RI FRQVXOWDQWV KH H[SODLQV XVH WKH VDPH H[DFW PRGHO RI HYDOXDWLRQ WR LGHQWLI\ DQG KHOS LPSURYH VWXGHQWV· DUHDV RI  6WXGHQWV IDLOLQJ DW WKH ILQLVK OLQH DIWHU \HDUV ZHDNQHVVHV DQG KLJKOLJKW WKH NH\ SRLQWV WKDW DQG \HDUV RI SUHSDUDWLRQ LV D SUREOHP DQG ZLOO PDNH WKHP VXFFHVVIXO  LW LV $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH·V UROH WR SURYLGH WKH UHPHG\ &RQVXOWDQWV ZRUN ZLWK FKLOGUHQ DV HDUO\  2YHUWKH\HDUVWKH$GPLVVLRQV2IILFHGLUHFWRU DV WKH WK DQG WK JUDGHV WR VWDUW SUHSSLQJ KDV ZLWQHVVHG PDQ\ WRS VWXGHQWV DQG HYHQ DQG JHDULQJ WKHP LQ WKH ULJKW GLUHFWLRQ 6DL·V 16 | Education Living

&29(56725<

SURJUDP LV D \HDUORQJ SURFHVV GXULQJ ZKLFK LQWHUPVRIHGXFDWLRQ´7UDGLWLRQDOO\LQ7KDLODQG WLPHKHJHWVWRNQRZWKHVWXGHQWVDVLQGLYLGXDOV LI \RX JHW WKH KLJK VFRUHV \RX JHW LQWR WR VRUW RXW WKHLU SDVVLRQV LQWHUHVWV DQG GUHDPV XQLYHUVLW\ QR PDWWHU ZKDWµ VD\V 6DL 7KH 7KDL V\VWHP SHUSHWXDWHV WKH PHQWDOLW\ WKDW LI \RX JHW  &UHGLWLQJWKHLUWHDPRIJXUXVZLWKGHP\VWLI\LQJ D FHUWDLQ FRPELQDWLRQ RI JUDGHV DQG VFRUHV WKH HQWLUH DGPLVVLRQV SURFHVV (GGLH WHOOV XV DGPLVVLRQ LV JXDUDQWHHG 7KLV WUDLQ RI WKRXJKW WKDW ´+DQGV GRZQ ZH DUH WKH QHZ IDFH EHFRPHV SUREOHPDWLF IRU VWXGHQWV ZKR ZLVK WR RI HGXFDWLRQ LQ 7KDLODQG 7KH HQWLUH FROOHJH SXUVXH KLJKHU HGXFDWLRQ RXWVLGH RI 7KDLODQG LQ DGPLVVLRQV SURFHVV LV QR ORQJHU D FRPSOH[ FRXQWULHV VXFK DV WKH 8QLWHG 6WDWHV EODFN FORXG RI VPRNH IRU VWXGHQWV :H DUH KHUH WR VKRZ RXU FOLHQWV WKDW WKLV LV QRW WKH  7KHUH DUH YDU\LQJ SHUFHSWLRQV DERXW :L]DUG RI 2] DV WKH FXUWDLQ KDV EHHQ SXOOHG $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH VHUYLFHV :KLOH WKH 6$7 EDFNµ%HFDXVHPD[LPL]LQJVWXGHQWV·SRWHQWLDOIRU LV DFFHSWHG DV DQ XQDYRLGDEOH SDUW RI OLIH SHDN SHUIRUPDQFH LV WKH REMHFWLYH $GPLVVLRQV VRPH EHOLHYH FROOHJH DGPLVVLRQV FRQVXOWLQJ LV 2IILFH EHOLHYHV WKDW DQ\RQH FDQ PDNH LW LQWR D ELW RI D JUH\ DUHD LQ ZKLFK VWXGHQWV DUH WKH ZRUOG·V WRS XQLYHUVLWLHV %RWK 6DL DQG (GGLH JLYHQ DQ XQIDLU DGYDQWDJH RYHU RWKHUV 7KH VXJJHVW WKDW GXH WR FXOWXUDO LGHRORJLHV DERXW FRPSDQ\·V GLUHFWRU UHVSRQGV WR WKLV QRWLRQ HGXFDWLRQ WKLV LV D ELW XQEHOLHYDEOH WR VRPH E\ H[SODLQLQJ WKDW WKH LQWHUQDWLRQDO VWDWXV TXR IRU XQLYHUVLW\ DFFHSWDQFH LV KXUWLQJ DQG VKRUW  7KHJXUXVDWWULEXWHWKHLUVXFFHVVLQDGPLVVLRQV FKDQJLQJ 7KDL VWXGHQWV :KHQ WKH\ VXEPLW WKHLU FRQVXOWDQF\ WR KDYLQJ VKLIWHG WKH 7KDL PLQGVHW DSSOLFDWLRQV WKH\ DUH QRW MXVW FRPSHWLQJ ZLWK &EVDBUJPO-JWJOH

|


&29(56725<

&29(56725<

VDPH IRU DOO WRS  0%$ SURJUDPV

WKHLU FODVVPDWHV EXW ZLWK LQGLYLGXDOV HGXFDWHG LQ VRPH RI WKH EHVW PDJQHW DQG LQWHUQDWLRQDO VFKRROV LQ WKH ZRUOG ´,I NLGV RQO\ UHO\ RQ WKH ORFDORYHUZRUNHGKLJKVFKRROFRXQVHORUZKRLV RYHUVHHLQJ KXQGUHGV RI VWXGHQWV DW RQH WLPH WKH\ DUH QRW JRLQJ WR EH DEOH WR FRPSHWH 7KH\ VLPSO\ DUHQ·W JHWWLQJ WKH NLQG RI VXSSRUW WKDW WKH\ GHVHUYHµ KH WHOOV XV

JXUXV SURYLGH VHUYLFHV WR D ZLGH VSHFWUXP RI XQLYHUVLWLHV ´(YHQ WKRXJK PDQ\ SDUHQWV DQG FRPSDQLHV ZDQW WKH GHVLJQHU MHDQV RI VFKRROV WKH $UPDQL RU 9HUVDFH« QR PDWWHU ZKHUH \RX DUH RQ WKH ODGGHU ZH DUH KHUH WR ERRVW \RX XS WR UHDFK \RXU H[FHOOHQFHµ H[SODLQV (GGLH $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH·V DQG $73·V UROH LV WR KHOS EULGJH WKH JDS EHWZHHQ WKH 7KDL VWXGHQWV·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| Education Living

 $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH FRQWLQXHV WR PDUN QHZ JURXQGV DV RQH RI LWV FOLHQWV ZDV WKH ILUVW 7KDL VWXGHQW LQ KLVWRU\ DV ZHOO DV WKH RQO\ VWXGHQW LQ $VLD WR JHW H[FHSWHG LQWR WKH SUHVWLJLRXV +DUYDUG 0%$    3URJUDP 7KLV LV D SURJUDP ZKHUH VWXGHQWV IURP WRS XQLYHUVLWLHV IURP DOO RYHU WKH ZRUOG DUH UHYLHZHG LQ WKHLU MXQLRU \HDU WR FRPSHWH IRU RQO\  VHDWV  6WDQIRUG·V XQGHUJUDGXDWH VFKRRO RYHU WKH SDVW VL[ RU VHYHQ \HDUV KDV DFFHSWHG QHDUO\  SHUFHQW RI (DUO\ $FWLRQ XQGHUJUDGXDWH VWXGHQWV ZKR SUHSSHG DW $GPLVVLRQV2IILFH 7KHVHDSSOLFDQWVZHUHQ·WQHFHVVDULO\WKHVWURQJHVW VWXGHQWV ZLWK WKH KLJKHVW JUDGHV EXW WKH\ DOO PDVWHUHG WKH DUW RI WHOOLQJ D SRZHUIXO DQG LQVLJKWIXO VWRU\ DERXW WKHPVHOYHV 6WRULHV WKDW PDGHWKHLUSHUVRQDOLW\VWDQGRXW´*RRGJUDGHV DQGDQDPD]LQJ6$7VFRUHLVRQO\WKHILUVWVWDJH LQ WKH 86 FROOHJH DGPLVVLRQV SURFHVV ,I \RX KDYH D  *3$ DQG  6$7 VFRUH WKDW MXVW PHDQV \RX PDNH LW SDVV WKH ILUVW VWDJHµ VD\V 6DL &EVDBUJPO-JWJOH

|

Education Living Magazine  

Feature for Admissions Office

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you