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Survey shows increase in international applications to U.S. grad schools, but mix of applicants by country is shifting

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International applications to U.S. graduate schools increase, but the Council of Graduate Schools says the distribution of applicants by country is cause for concern.

Admissions counselor was among those killed on bus to Humboldt State

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An admissions officer was killed on the bus to Humboldt State -- guiding students he recruited from Los Angeles.

Common Application releases consultant report on technical problems

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Consultant's report blames insufficient testing and a poor plan for frustrating problems experienced in the fall. Analysis also notes concerns about pricing policies that may have left colleges more vulnerable than they might have been.

New York governor looks for private money to educate prisoners after heat over public financing

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A plan to pay for jail-based higher education with taxpayer dollars gets upended in New York. The governor is now looking for private money.

Electronic admission decisions cut response time, but also accuracy

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As more colleges send emails telling rejected applicants they have been admitted, some admissions officers share what they learned from their mistakes.

Princeton students want university to stop asking whether applicants have a criminal past

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Some Princeton students push university to stop asking whether applicants have been convicted of anything. They say academe needs more people with experience in the justice system.

College Board unveils plans for new SAT, including a completely revamped writing test

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College Board will try new approach to essay, drop the penalty for wrong answers and work with Khan Academy to provide free test-prep. Some experts like the changes (or most of them), while others see a bid to catch up to the ACT.

College ratings proposal is already leading one university to change admissions standards

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One university says it has already begun denying admission to “risky” applicants over fears of how it would be rated under the Obama ratings proposal.

New York's governor wants to pay for prisoners' college education

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New York's governor hopes a college education can help cut prison costs. Critics think the money is going to the wrong people.

Study finds little difference in academic success of students who do and don't submit SAT or ACT

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Large study finds nearly identical academic performance by students who submitted and didn't submit SAT or ACT scores at test-optional colleges.

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