How researchers see AI helping university admissions officers comb through college essays

Every year, university admissions officers read and sort through tens of thousands of essays. It’s a long, arduous process.

Now, some researchers say an artificial intelligence tool may be able to help admissions officers sort through essays and recognize prospective students who might previously have gone unrecognized.

The application is a long way off from actually being used in the admissions process, but the group that includes researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder say it has the ability to pull out key traits of students, such as leadership qualities or the ability to persevere.

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