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How admissions leaders view challenge of filling a class, allegations of anti-Asian bias, legacy admissions, testing, international enrollments and more.

 

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New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Thursday, May 10, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.

 

Archive

September 26, 2016

American colleges and universities can't count on ever-increasing numbers of international students, panelists warn.

September 23, 2016

Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

September 16, 2016

Graduate student enrollments increased nearly 4 percent last year, with the biggest relative gains seen among underrepresented minority groups.

September 15, 2016

Sixty-four-campus system will no longer ask applicants to declare prior felony convictions. After admission, those seeking housing or certain kinds of training or experiences will be asked.

September 8, 2016

Data from admissions group show that, despite all the hype about a few elite colleges that admit a small share of applicants, most institutions say yes to most of those who apply.

August 24, 2016

Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.

August 22, 2016

Graduates of the most selective institutions earn more -- even when controlling for factors that earlier made some doubt such findings -- but maybe not as much more as many think.

August 17, 2016

Social work professors told administrators that they were letting students make unfair accusations and admitting unqualified students. Then someone forwarded the professors' letters to students. UPDATE: Dean responds.

August 8, 2016

Only a few colleges -- mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times -- require that all scores be submitted. Penn has just abandoned the policy.

July 26, 2016

Nine institutions in Pierce County, Wash., are working together to foster a college-going culture among local K-12 students.

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