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NYU scholarships cover medical school tuition as doctors' debt continues to raise concern

Thanks to fund-raising prowess, NYU takes an ax to medical school tuition where others have used a scalpel. But medical school costs are clearly under the microscope.

Women's colleges see boost in yield in wake of 2016 election

Since 2016, top women's colleges have been seeing significant gains as more young women embrace Me Too and resistance to Republican politics.

Education Department once investigated Harvard's preferences for alumni children and athletes, and found them legal

This isn't the first time the university has faced scrutiny over policies that favor white over Asian American students. Comments in the 1980s by admissions officers on alumni children, athletes and Asian Americans may be relevant today.

 

New Harvard briefs defend its consideration of race in admissions

New briefs from university provide an inside look at terms like "standard strong" and examples of Asian applicants whose ethnicity was viewed favorably and dispute statistical analysis provided by those claiming anti-Asian bias.

Indictment charges that a coach was bribed to get an applicant into Penn

A look at what the federal government has alleged and why the indictment raises questions about the extreme advantage athletes receive in getting in to academically elite colleges.

Temple ousts business dean after report finds online M.B.A. program for years submitted false data for rankings

Temple reveals that scandal over false information submitted for rankings of its online M.B.A. was much broader than earlier known. Dean, found to have dismantled system for checking accuracy of data, is ousted.

Will Trump administration's actions change the way colleges seek diversity in classes?

Most experts don't expect admissions efforts to diminish, but many say outcome of a key court case could have a big impact.

Antioch College survived furloughs and salary cuts, but worries remain

Concerns rise over enrollment and finances at the storied small liberal arts college in Ohio.

Trump administration rescinds Obama guidance on race and admissions

Education and Justice Departments withdraw seven documents from Obama administration on race and admissions. DeVos urges educators to use Supreme Court decisions as a guide.

Departure of Justice Kennedy could erase Supreme Court majority backing consideration of race in admissions

He wrote key decisions on affirmative action and other topics that matter to colleges. Kennedy's departure could erase the Supreme Court majority backing the right of colleges to consider race in admissions.

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