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Apr 09, 2014
While dozens of liberal arts colleges are banking on plans to grow, a Vermont institution doesn't think that's realistic, and has developed a path to preserve itself by getting smaller.  

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October 17, 2006
U.S. News endorses Carnegie Classifications -- so colleges worried about the magazine must appeal to the foundation to change listings.
October 12, 2006
On questions of early decision, the SAT, merit scholarships and more, professors need to get educated and involved, writes Andrew Delbanco.
October 11, 2006
Growing guide series abandons practice of giving colleges choice of paying to include their views or publishing blank pages about them.
October 11, 2006
Dickinson College urges students to participate in fewer activities – but to do them better.
October 10, 2006
Are some student bodies too homogenous? Are students from some groups too alike in their college choices? Is it racist to consider these questions?
October 9, 2006
With kids coming out in high school, admissions officers discuss whether to give them preferences. At least one college has such a policy.
October 9, 2006
New rules seek to prevent colleges from admitting students while they are juniors or setting admissions deadlines too early.
October 6, 2006
Colleges, students, families and the news media all have a role to play in dialing down the frenzy, writes Peter Van Buskirk.
October 6, 2006
Mount Holyoke stopped requiring the test, and finds very little difference between those who submit scores and those who don't.
October 4, 2006
By revoking admission of applicants who goof off late in high school, U. of Washington hopes to do small part to fight "senioritis."

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