I discuss 10 key graphs related to meritocracy and university admissions. Predictive power of SATs and other factors in elite admissions decisions. College learning outcomes - what do students learn? The four paths to elite college admission. Laundering prestige at the Ivies.
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CLA and college learning outcomes
Harvard Veritas: Interview with a recent graduate
Defining Merit - Human Capital and Harvard University
1:28 University of California system report and the use of SAT scores admissions
8:04 Longitudinal study on gifted students and SAT scores (SMPY)
12:53 Unprecedented data on earnings outcomes and SAT scores
15:43 How SAT scores and university pedigree influence opportunities at elite firms
17:35 Non-academic factors fail to predict student success
20:49 Predicted earnings
24:24 Measured benefit of Ivy Plus attendance
28:25 CLA: 13 university study on college learning outcomes
32:34 Does college education improve generalist skills and critical thinking?
42:15 The composition of elite universities: 4 paths to admission
48:12 What happened to meritocracy?
51:48 Hard versus Soft career tracks
54:43 Cognitive elite at Ivies vs state flagship universities
57:11 What happened to Caltech?