But Will Debate Club Still Help?

Admissions officers at the University of Denver will decide this week whether to admit themselves to the University of Denver. A few months ago, John Dolan, DU's vice chancellor of enrollment, asked his team to test the application process by literally applying to school. The 10 admissions officers and Dolan took the SAT and submitted their high school grades and activities. Their first conclusion: "We'd never hire anyone to work here on just a great resume," says Dolan. "We'd still want to talk to them." Inspired by the experience, Dolan, his staff and 125 alumni this fall will interview each of...

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