Anastasia Kurysheva’s paper ‘How do admission committees select? Do applicants know how they select? Selection criteria and transparency at a Dutch University’ was published in the latest issue of Tertiary Education and Management.The study investigates the currently applied selective admission criteria and tools of the two-year research master’s programs of both the Graduate Schools of Life Sciences and Natural Sciences of Utrecht University (the Netherlands). In addition, it evaluates their transparency to applicants. The study found that admissions criteria related to personality and personal competencies are less important in admission decisions than criteria related to grades, academic background and motivation.
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