January 7, 2009
College Board says new SAT policy is designed to minimize student stress. But information it gives colleges might make students more stressed (and feeling less in control) than ever.
January 6, 2009
In the realm of international student recruiting, “A lot of agents will just send out blanket e-mails to universities saying, ‘Oh, I would like to be your representative,’ ” says Sabine Klahr, director of international programs at Boise State University. “We don’t answer those e-mails typically." “There are no standards at this point,” Klahr explains. “You could work with agents throughout the world who are not" -- she pauses, searching for the right word -- "they are not reputable business people, essentially. How do you know that you can trust them?”
January 2, 2009
Admissions officers should be careful about assuming they have any control, write Doug Usher and Barry Reicherter.
December 29, 2008
Investigative report by Atlanta newspaper finds incoming academic credentials of football and basketball players badly lag fellow students.
December 22, 2008
Generalities about "minority students" can easily hide specific issues related to various ethnic and racial groups -- and the ways they do and do not advance in the American educational systems. The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies, just published by Harvard University Press, is a scholarly attempt to focus on one fast-growing ethnic group.
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