Admissions Panel Discussion: Abraham H. Lass, Principal, Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn, New York; Eugene S. Wilson, former Dean of Admissions, Amherst College, 1978 January 25
Scope and Contents
Subject coverage: Adolescence and pressure; "self-destructive generation", conceptions of learning, the responsibilities of being a principal, On writing and teaching writing; the connection between the college requirement of a writing sample and the quality of writing taught in high schools, The scores of the College Entrance Board, Reminiscences on Abraham Lincoln High School, National Vocational Guidance Association and Eastern College Personnel Officers Association; creating a record of college admissions, On interviewing students, on reading students' essays, Test scores, experience as Dean of Freshmen, grade inflation, the benefits and downfalls of counselor recommendations, on Early acceptance, Tuition and affordability
- Creation: 1978 January 25
Conditions Governing Access
Access to original recordings is restricted for preservation purposes, researchers may use digital surrogates instead.
From the Collection: 1.5 Linear feet (1 archives box, 1 half archives box, 1 flat box, 1 negative box)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Existence and Location of Originals
The original recording of this event is in the AV collection, the audio cassette in this collection is a copy of the original open reel audio recording.