Average ACT scores are the lowest they've been in five years. English and reading scores dropped the most from last year.
Study links gender gap in high school grade-point average with students' intentions, as early as middle school, to go to college.
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.
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 rules for its highly praised program for low-income students. Going forward, they will need loans.
Black and Latino young people are greatly underrepresented at selective colleges and overrepresented at open-access institutions -- and the trends are worsening.
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.
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's president and admissions director discuss the Supreme Court's decision in Fisher v. the University of Texas and its impact on the university.
Some say Supreme Court put off the real fight on affirmative action. But others believe the justices -- without saying so explicitly -- made it much harder for colleges to defend consideration of race in admissions.
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