Admissions

First batch of Tennessee Promise students kick off academic year

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Tennessee is enrolling far more community college students than had been expected in program that is model for Obama proposal.

Tuition discounting grows at private colleges and universities

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The rate at which private colleges discounted their tuition crept ever closer to 50 percent in 2014, drawing warnings about unsustainability.

Conference and new research takes a broader look at the college match challenge

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College-match discussion should be about typical students and colleges, experts say at conference, not just whether high-performing, low-income students get into elite colleges.

Is the admissions process broken for Chinese students?

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At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

Supreme Court will once again consider affirmative action in college admissions

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Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

College Board won't score two sections of SAT

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After finding that some students received extra time on one of two sections of the test, College Board announces it won't score those sections.

Improving economy brings opportunities for corporate partnerships to higher education

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Confidence and competition are leading more companies to offer their employees tuition assistance benefits. Can higher education capitalize on the opportunity to increase enrollments?

Chinese nationals indicted for elaborate cheating scheme on standardized admissions tests

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15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.

Report questions why colleges consider high school disciplinary records

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Study finds colleges are considering high school disciplinary records, largely without policies about when such information is relevant.

U of San Francisco gives gaokao-based admissions a try in China

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The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

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