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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?
Common Application wants to let colleges ask applicants to name other places they are applying to. Some admissions leaders believe this violates ethics guidelines and will encourage more gaming of the system.
Coffee giant extends its tuition program so that it covers four full years. McDonald's provides details of its much smaller plan.
An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.
Fewer people earned a GED last year, following the introduction of a new version of the exam. Should the lower numbers cause concern?
New graduate enrollments from outside the U.S. are up, thanks in large part to a big increase from India. But Chinese numbers show a small drop.
Rose-Hulman plans to ask applicants a set of questions designed to determine if they think they can control their fates. Test of system has found correlation with students' grades and retention rates.
Momentum and criticism build for tuition-free community college plans, but even some skeptics say scholarships in Tennessee and Chicago could bring in more low-income students.
Letter from college in Texas said all applicants from countries with Ebola were being turned away.
New funding formula for public universities, prompted by questions about out-of-state students, may have the unintended consequence of hurting private and community colleges.
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