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President Obama proposes to link student aid to new ratings of colleges

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President proposes new system to evaluate colleges -- and plan to offer greater Pell Grants and more favorable loans to those who attend institutions with the best rankings.

ACT scores fall to lowest level in five years

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Average ACT scores are the lowest they've been in five years. English and reading scores dropped the most from last year.

Study links high school G.P.A. gender gap to collegiate aspirations

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Study links gender gap in high school grade-point average with students' intentions, as early as middle school, to go to college.

White definitions of merit and admissions change when they think about Asian Americans, study finds

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Study finds that when white people are told of the success of Asian applicants, their commitment to basing admissions on grades and test scores drops.

Study analyzes public and private colleges' pricing and admissions strategies

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Researchers' framework for analyzing public and private colleges' pricing and enrollment strategies suggests that federal aid drives up private college tuition.

U. of Virginia changes much praised aid program to require loans

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U. of Virginia changes rules for its highly praised program for low-income students. Going forward, they will need loans.

Report documents how higher education exacerbates racial inequities

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Black and Latino young people are greatly underrepresented at selective colleges and overrepresented at open-access institutions -- and the trends are worsening.

Study suggests good Advanced Placement scores and personality traits predict college success

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New study suggests that success on Advanced Placement tests and certain personality traits may add significantly to colleges' ability to predict the academic success of applicants in STEM fields.

New research on "mismatch" released day after Justice Thomas cites the theory to criticize affirmative action

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The day after the Supreme Court justice cited "mismatch" theory to criticize affirmative action, a study is released offering new evidence questioning that analysis.

UT-Austin president and admissions director discuss the Fisher decision

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UT-Austin's president and admissions director discuss the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. the University of Texas and its impact on the university.

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