Funny how timing works. As we move towards a final vote on the elimination of class rank at BHS, I received my January copy of the NASSP Newsleader which contained the above graphic on the front page. Kaplan surveyed 359 of the top 500 colleges and asked the following question:
"What would you most consider to be an application killer?"Not surprisingly, the top choice was a low Grade Point Average (G.P.A). However, more interesting to me was the fact that class rank did not even make the list.