Tag Archives: top 10 percent admission rule

Honors News: August 20, 2015–Is Class Rank a Disappearing Metric?

Of great importance to college applicants in some states (Texas, especially) high school class rank is of paramount importance. Texas high school grads ranked in the top 10% of their high school classes (top 7% at UT Austin for 2015) … Continue reading

Posted in Honors News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Top 10 Percent Rule in Texas: Highly Questionable Results

Editor’s Note: The following is excerpted from the most recent issue of The Alcalde, the alumni publication of the University of Texas at Austin. The automatic admission of a student in the top 10 percent of  his or her high … Continue reading

Posted in Honors News, Opinion | Tagged , , | Comments Off on The Top 10 Percent Rule in Texas: Highly Questionable Results