Tactical Initiative: Refine the Whole Person Assessment

Validate relevancy of the various predictors to evaluate candidates

Initiative Description:

  • Refine the whole person multiple (WPM) used to screen and compare applicants seeking USNA appointments
  • Document all aspects of development of new WPM for future onsite management
  • Evaluate the proper role of SAT/ACT scores in the admissions process including the need/value of established minimums for admission

Expected Outcome/Benefit:

  • Provide improved instrument to empirically compare candidates
  • Onsite understanding of original development will aid in periodic validation and continuing WPM evolution

Executive Sponsor:  Dean of Admissions (IR)

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