March 19, 2013
Nate Kreuter reflects on how some chance encounters made him feel welcome at a large university -- and pointed him forward.
March 8, 2013
The "common core" movement led by the head of the College Board has made the organization's exam less needed than ever, writes Joseph Soares.
February 27, 2013
The College Board will redesign its signature exam, with an emphasis on "core knowledge and skills."
February 27, 2013
With only 9 women among 44 editors, the Harvard Law Review expands its affirmative action policy to include gender.
February 25, 2013
Grinnell won't consider applicants' ability to pay, at least for two years. But college will raise loan limits and try to attract more wealthy students. Is this the future model for elite private higher ed?
February 22, 2013
Should universities require graduate students to pare down years of research into a soundbite that can be understood by non-scholars?
February 21, 2013
ETS releases country-by-country GRE averages, and results point to importance of foreign students in U.S. graduate schools.
February 6, 2013
After string of reports of colleges submitting false data for rankings, U.S. News may ask each campus to have a senior campus official -- someone at or near presidential level -- affirm the accuracy of data.
February 5, 2013
As Stanford spurs discussion of trimming time-to-degree for Ph.D.s, CUNY offers model for public institutions that might want to kill tradition of grad school as a place you "check in and never check out."
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