About The Author

Evelyn is the Associate Dean at Rutgers University School of Graduate Studies.

It’s Time To Revise STEM Doctoral Admissions Procedures

The selection of students for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) doctoral programs determines who will be leaders in higher education and fields that underpin the U.S. economy. For decades, this selection process has relied heavily on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), a test originally developed to “level the playing field” for applicants from variously