Admissions & Student Aid

‘A Belief Change’ in Admissions

U. of Pennsylvania

Yvonne Romero da Silva, director of admissions at the U. of Pennsylvania, got her office to read applications in teams of two. It’s a matter of insight as well as efficiency, she says.
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Yvonne Romero da Silva has thought a lot about innovation in admissions. Recently she oversaw the University of Pennsylvania’s move to committee-based evaluations, in which admissions officers simultaneously read applications in teams of two.


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