How Will Admissions Offices Deal with ChatGPT?
Last week, I showed an example of a lackluster college essay presented by Jeff Selingo, author of Who Gets In and Why? Regarding the essay, he wrote: “I asked admissions deans who already find the essay susceptible to manipulation what they thought of ChatGPT. One dean at a highly selective private suggested it might accelerate an idea floated by some of his colleagues to turn the essay into an independent assessment proctored by a counselor. In such a case, students would be
ChatGPT-generated personal statements: why I’m not worried
This essay is full of clichés, unnecessary words that don’t add meaning, and is repetitive. Any student who had a parent go through an illness could write the same essay. Lacking personal examples, it “tells” rather than “shows.” It actually seems to be machine-generated. ChatGPT is only as good as what’s been put into it. So far, that doesn’t include the detailed experiences that can only be lived–and written about–by a human.
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Happy New Year! Sharing news from some recent grads
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