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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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May 15, 2013
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor reported an acceptance rate of 27.4 percent. It was really 89.1 percent.
May 15, 2013
Berry College, in Georgia, sues Tennessee after being told that because it is advertising in Nashville, it should be treated as if it were operating a college there.
May 15, 2013
New research says that by examining both socioeconomic status and "overachievement," colleges could increase racial diversity without considering race.
May 10, 2013
Madison professors call for the university to adjust admissions policies to make the student body more representative of the state's socioeconomic diversity, joining a debate about the definition of merit.
May 10, 2013
Two new Harvard papers indicate outreach to low-income students in the summer before college can have a significant impact on whether they enroll.
May 2, 2013
Even high school valedictorians from lower-income backgrounds generally fail to enroll in top colleges, a study finds.
April 23, 2013
A new study by a Stanford-affiliated researcher questions several assertions made by advocates for the Advanced Placement exam.
April 16, 2013
York College of Pennsylvania is latest to admit that it wasn't submitting correct numbers. In this case, "special admits" were left out of the calculation.
April 1, 2013
Study suggests that there's a way for top colleges to attract and enroll more low-income, high-achieving applicants, and that the methods to do so are inexpensive. So why isn't this strategy being used?
March 25, 2013
Three experts share their thoughts on the truths and fictions of the new Tina Fey movie.

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