The Week in Admissions News

Ph.D. in the admissions office; Hollins' transgender policy; NACAC's "State of College Admission" report; some college, no degree; Trump's rules for accreditors.

November 4, 2019
  • An essay on working in admissions when you have a Ph.D.
  • Hollins University, a women's institution, will admit trans women.
  • The top factor in being admitted was high school grades, according to a report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
  • Report features broad new data on 36 million Americans who left college without a credential, including 3.8 million who returned to college in the last five years, nearly one million of whom completed.
  • Trump administration calls its final rules on accreditation and state approval of online providers a rightsizing of bureaucracy that protects students. Consumer advocates and Democrats see an unraveling of federal oversight.


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