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The Role of Politics in Where Students Want to Go to College

Study finds that nearly one in four high school seniors said they passed up, out of political concerns, a college they would have initially considered because of its state. The trend is evident among conservatives and liberals.

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Application Numbers Are Up

Will they translate into the kind of admissions year that officials have been hoping for?

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Increasing the College-Going Rate in Boston

Reports detail challenges posed by the pandemic and success of coaching in college.

The Week in Admissions News

The new FAFSA; next round of negotiated rule making; Rice defends affirmative action; is GRE losing significance?

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