Thursday, May 22, 2008

GRE to Add Non-Cognitive Test

Students hear me talk ad nauseum about the importance of the soft skills to success in today's hyper-competitive world.

Today's "Inside Higher Education" includes news of the Educational Testing Services' (ETS) plan to add a "Personal Potential Index" to the exam required for admission to many graduate/PhD programs. IMHO this would work to the advantage of IEEE student leaders, who are pretty uniformly impressive in the sought-after abilities: "knowledge and creativity, communication skills, team work, resilience, planning and organization, and ethics and integrity. "

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