College Board pushes back revised SAT by one year


The new test will debut in 2016, not 2015. Will it lose more market share to the ACT before the launch?

Higher education associations stake out positions on ratings system

Higher ed associations start to take firmer stances against part of President Obama's proposal to rate colleges.

Student's video leads to discussion of race at UCLA

A student's video prompts a different kind of discussion about race.

Colleges use FAFSA information to reject students and potentially lower financial aid packages


Some colleges are using the federal government's form for student aid, the FAFSA, to deny admissions and perhaps decrease financial aid awards.

White House officials discuss low-income recruitment with university presidents


Administration officials summoned university presidents to discuss a possible effort to get more low-income, academically talented students to apply to the nation’s best institutions.  

Political campaign-style targeting comes to student search


Increasingly sophisticated data slicing tools are changing student recruitment. Who benefits?

George Washington U. admits that it incorrectly told applicants it was need-blind


George Washington U. said for years that ability to pay wasn't a factor in admissions. It wasn't true.

Louisiana college plans to send all freshmen to Paris in the first days of class


Centenary College of Louisiana plans to send all its 2014 fall freshmen to France in the first days of class. Is this the future of study abroad or PR?


New study explores qualities that help black and Latino males succeed in high school

New study documents that there are groups of black and Latino males in urban high schools who are poised for college success, and who generally don't know their college options.

Admissions association lifts ban on commissioned agents in international recruiting

Association of admissions officers lifts its ban on the use of commissioned agents in international student recruitment.


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