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For Fate of SAT Writing Test, Watch California

More top colleges drop requirement and University of California is studying the test, which College Board defends. Plus, more colleges go test optional; controversy over math scores on SAT. Update: Michigan drops essay.

The Stunning Rankings Scandal at Temple

Dean is ousted; incorrect data submitted for years on several criteria; state attorney general among those investigating.

Transfers Up at University of California Campuses

System notoriously hard to get into sees notable increase in those coming from state's community colleges -- and also gains in minority enrollments through that route.

Coming This Year: A Survey of Counselors

What should we ask? Would you like to be included?

The Week in Admissions News

Cowboys as marketing theme; student loan game show; politics of free college; low-income students at selective colleges.

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