The Advantages of Self-Reported Course Information for Admissions Decisions

LIVE Webinar date: May 8th, 2012
Time: 2pm – 3:00pm ET


Since 2005, the University of Washington Office of Admissions has used self-reported high school course information for freshman admissions decisions. We require and review final transcripts only from students who are admitted and confirm. This year, we expanded our use of self-reported to include SAT and ACT scores. Due to increased efficiency, the use of self-reported has allowed us to review more applications in less time with a smaller budget. In this webinar, you will learn how we use self-reported and where we see the greatest challenges and benefits.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is geared towards admissions, enrollment and financial aid officers, and higher education professionals interested in admissions application processing and decisions.


Paul Seegert, Associate Director of Admissions for Operations, University of Washington

Paul Seegert is the associate director of admissions for operations at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Paul first joined the University of Washington in 1998 as an admissions counselor and became assistant director for counseling and recruitment in 2001. Since 2006, Paul has served as associate director in charge of application processing and holistic review. Paul also serves as president of the Washington Council for High School-College Relations. Paul earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and Madison, respectively.


Stanley L. DeMerritt, Ph.D., Associate Academic Vice President, Wayland Baptist University

Dr. Stan DeMerritt is the associate academic vice president at Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas. Dr. DeMerritt started his career in the registrar's office as a registration coordinator in 1996 and became University Registrar in 2000. He oversees the undergraduate records offices as well as institutional research and effectiveness, external accreditation, and strategic planning, and other various units. Dr. DeMerritt has been active in AACRAO since 1999 serving on multiple committees and is the Program Chair for the AACRAO 2012 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

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Registration Cost:$79.00 for AACRAO Members / $99.00 for Non-Members

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