See how the evidence stacks up for Casper

Whether researching the effectiveness of our own products or partnering with clients to optimize their processes, Acuity Insights is all about what the evidence shows us.


We test ourselves, too.

We’re constantly evaluating our products and processes to ensure they are highly reliable and effective. Study after study shows that Casper provides crucial, defensible data points in your holistic review of applicants.


Casper results are predictable indicators of admissions performance and beyond.


Casper is the most widely used situational judgment test in admissions.


Casper consistently shows 25-50% smaller demographic differences compared to academic assessments.


Casper’s methodology provides consistent, highly reliable results compared to personal statements and reference letters.


Casper’s unique open-response format enhances fairness and takes personal experience into account.

Case Studies

See how others have successfully implemented Casper in their admissions processes.


Partner with our research team

Kelly Dore

Co-founder and VP, Science and Innovation

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Harold Reiter


Alex MacIntosh, Ph.D.

Scientist and Senior Manager of Research

Jillian Derby, M.A.

Manager of Research

Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Rodica Ivan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Joshua Moskowitz

Research Scientist

Colleen Robb, M.A.

Research Scientist

Gill Sitarenios, Ph.D.

Principal Research Scientist

Cole Walsh, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Yiyu Xie, Ph.D.


Contact our research team

You don’t need to be an Acuity partner to be our research partner. We will work with you to answer your institution’s unique research questions, help execute quality assurance and quality improvement analyses, and assess your processes to improve your outcomes.

Other resources

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Casper tech manual

Guide on the design, scoring, and use of the Casper test in higher education admissions

Casper 101

Gain expert insights into the Casper test and how to use it in holistic admissions.

Academic publications

List of useful research resources for Casper and Duet

See the insights for yourself.

Peer-reviewed research from institutions across North America consistently shows how implementing Casper and partnering with Acuity Insights leads to improved program outcomes.

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