> Jos applied to Stanford, Reed, Pomona, UC San Diego, UC Santa Cruz, Colorado College, Puget Sound, and Lewis and Clark. Although his grades and SATs were not tops, he was admitted by every one of them. We don't know what his teachers wrote about him, but these application essays are real zingers!
But how to do it? What would discourage these subversive mavericks and encourage mediocrity? What great invention was found that did this so swiftly? The method would have to be universally accepted by all, and it must be applied early in a child's life, preferably in his school years. Then it hit me. Standardized testing.