EdNext Podcast: How Colleges Have Raised Selectivity Over Time

An executive editor of Education Next and president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Mike Petrilli, joins Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss how median SAT scores show that colleges have raised their selectivity standards since 1985.

Read “Yes, It Really Is Harder to Get into Highly Selective Colleges Today,” by Petrilli and Pedro Enamorado.

The EdNext Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher and here every Wednesday.

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