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When Application Essay ‘Help’ Crosses a Line

Should college applicants (who can afford it) spend thousands of dollars for coaching on what to write? Are those who take their money just doing a better (and less visible) job than are many parents?

More Colleges Let Applicants Self-Report Test Scores

Washington University in St. Louis joins movement, a year after Colby and the University of Chicago.

Black Students at Cornell Reconsider Demand on Admissions

Group says it understands the reactions of those concerned over request for a focus on black students who are not the children of recent immigrants.

The Week in Admissions News

Defending the liberal arts; call for testing flexibility for international applicants; foreign students and graduate STEM enrollment.

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