University of Utah admits first class under new standards
Higher ed » U. looking beyond the numbers in admissions to boost graduation rates.
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"Many of those are having to work to help their families ... sometimes that has affected their GPA in high school," she said. "The U. can now look at that and say, ‘This is a kid who has the potential to succeed, we don’t want to lose them because they don’t meet our number on the admissions index.’ "
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