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A Trump Bump in Yields at Women's Colleges

Since 2016, top women's colleges have been seeing significant gains as more young women embrace Me Too and resistance to Republican politics.

Common App Drops Criminal History Question

Decision reverses one made a year ago to keep the question. Individual colleges may still ask it. Disciplinary records question remains.

The Application Essay That Disappeared

University of Texas at Austin added a new short essay prompt, but when it went live after the rest of the application, many were confused and UT pulled the question.

More Fallout in Temple Rankings Scandal

Accreditation review moved up; more rankings errors revealed; and some data reported to Princeton Review may be incorrect.

The Week in Admissions News

Trump and Chinese students; Saudi-Canadian dispute; the DeVos agenda.

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