Issues around early decision go beyond focus of U.S. investigation (opinion)

There are ethical issues about early decision, but the most important ones aren't those apparently being investigated by the Justice Department.

A roundup of admissions news in the week

Pushing to meet full need; student aid vs. athletics; international enrollments; parental view of college visit.

Texas Christian is latest business school to lose ranking over incorrect data

Texas Christian submitted incorrect data on GMAT scores.

Considering the issues related to college admissions waiting lists (opinion)

Jim Jump considers the implications of colleges that opt not to admit or reject.

A roundup of admissions news in the week

Aid for student parents; KIPP alumni; Ivy degree with an Irish twist; more aid for for-profits.

Experts question the logic behind the accepted to all Ivies admissions story

… and why many think it gives future applicants the wrong ideas.

GMAT, facing competition from GRE, cuts time of test by 30 minutes

Change comes amid increased competition from the GRE.

Justice Department starts investigation of early-decision admissions

Focus appears to be how some colleges share information about those admitted early. Common App asks applicants to consent to the practice.

Guide suggests ways for admissions officers to consider implications of new European Union privacy law

New guide offers scenarios for admissions offices to consider as they prepare for a new law from the European Union that could impose huge fines on American institutions.

The Laura Ingraham controversy and admissions rejections (opinion)

Jim Jump considers how the current controversy relates to college admissions issues generally.


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