Intensive advising programs can result in significant savings for low-income students going to college, according to new research paper, but many high schools lack the resources to provide the help.
Some professors applying for NSF grants notice their proposals are increasingly evaluated in part on data-driven evidence of the way they work with students. Not everybody likes the trend.
New study finds both positive and negative results of attending a less competitive college than where one might have enrolled.
A new study exhibits the internal struggles of African-American students who attend predominantly white universities.
Colleges enrolled 2.3 percent fewer students this spring than last, a steeper drop than the 1.8 percent decline reported by the National Student Clearinghouse for the fall.
New study stresses importance of talking about higher education well before it's time to start applying.
Two new Harvard papers indicate outreach to low-income students in the summer before college can have a significant impact on whether they enroll.
Even high school valedictorians from lower-income backgrounds generally fail to enroll in top colleges, a study finds.
Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?
Survey finds applications are up, applications per student are up and old formulas about who will enroll don't work anymore. But for all the hysteria on admissions, study documents that most colleges still admit most applicants.