Kira Talent brings a new angle to academic admissions

May 23, 2017

Toronto-based Kira Talent is trying to reinvent the process of college and university admissions. 

Teams at Kira Talent have developed tools that allow students to tell their story in a more vibrant way to really show their potential to schools in an attempt to improve the admissions application process

Schools can take advantage of Kira Talent tools, such as timed videos and written assessments, to dig deeper into what a particular applicant has to say.

“At Kira, we believe that admissions teams should be assessing the skills of the whole individual, not just the grades and test scores,” Kira Talent CEO Emilie Cushman told Toronto Business Daily.

Cushman said the company was founded through a nonprofit entrepreneurship program in Toronto called Next 36.

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