March 27, 2007
University’s unusual test finds that grants have significant impact on yield of top admitted applicants, but yield remains small.
March 26, 2007
To demonstrate flaws of SAT writing test, MIT professor coached student on how to get a good score on a lousy essay -- and pulled it off.
March 23, 2007
U.S. proposes regulatory changes that could force agencies to set minimum standards for colleges on student learning.
March 21, 2007
Colleges have long relied on their students to serve as campus tour guides -- not only showing people around, but recruiting the next cohort of students. A new program at the University of Virginia adopts the same model: New graduates are being sent into low-income high schools across the state to work for a year helping talented students apply for college. The recent graduates explain to students why they should consider college -- and show them how to apply to the best possible college and how to seek aid.
March 19, 2007
Just days after move by Hamilton, another liberal arts college challenges conventional wisdom on aid policy.
March 16, 2007
Hamilton announces it will end all "merit" awards -- as other colleges shift in that direction.
March 12, 2007
Sarah Lawrence president fires salvo at magazine as other presidents circulate letter outlining new tactics against rankings.
March 9, 2007
New novel satirizes the college admissions crunch.
March 7, 2007
Reports about flagging U.S. competitiveness are about as common as college presidents quoting The World Is Flat or politicians worrying about jobs being transported to China or India.
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