admissions

Claremont McKenna admits extent of deception on admissions statistics

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Claremont McKenna didn't just report inaccurate SAT averages; the college inflated class ranks and deflated admissions rates. The motive wasn't rankings, but a desire to admit a few more students without absolutely top academic credentials.

San Jose State University gets more selective, reluctantly

Smart Title: 

San Jose State University gets more selective for local students, citing budget cuts and enrollment pressure, while 15 other Cal State campuses are at least partially overcrowded.

New research on how elite colleges make admissions decisions

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Study of the most competitive colleges finds that "holistic" admissions policies look very different at different colleges -- and that some kinds of applicants may compete only against each other.

NACUBO study of discount rates finds another increase and a drop in enrollment

Section: 
Smart Title: 

NACUBO's survey of discount rates finds another increase, but a surprising enrollment drop at many private institutions could be a threat to balanced budgets.

Commission considers arguments about international recruiting agents

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Admissions leaders -- charged with resolving a major ethics debate -- hear reports on how other countries handle the issue, consider inconsistencies of U.S. policy and ask a lot of tough questions.

Arizona proposal latest to object to subsidizing others' educations

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Proposals in Arizona and two other states show a reluctance to subsidize the higher education of others, and question a longstanding practice of using aid to improve access.

New study tracks student transfers

Section: 
Smart Title: 

New study finds that one-third of students attend at least two colleges. Their most common transfer destination: community colleges.

Colleges await Supreme Court review of affirmative action

Smart Title: 

Critics and defenders of affirmative action analyze coming battle at Supreme Court. Key questions: How broad will ruling be? How will Justice Kennedy vote? How will heightened attention affect race relations on campus?

Supreme Court takes up affirmative action case

Smart Title: 

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to consider whether U. of Texas can consider race and ethnicity in admissions decisions. (Updated with reactions.)

DePaul's community college partnership aims to streamline transferring

Section: 
Smart Title: 

DePaul's new community college partnership aims to eliminate the mysteries behind transferring.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - admissions
Back to Top