Admissions

Denver and Phoenix could be the last new hotspots for college recruiting. Then what?

Smart Title: 

Phoenix and Denver are the latest (and possibly last) recruiting hotbeds for liberal arts colleges. Administrators now worry that they're running out of marketing moves.

At Pitzer College, most students don't submit test scores

Smart Title: 

At Pitzer College, unlike most institutions that have gone SAT-optional, most applicants have stopped sending their test scores.

Claremont McKenna admits extent of deception on admissions statistics

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Claremont McKenna didn't just report inaccurate SAT averages; the college inflated class ranks and deflated admissions rates. The motive wasn't rankings, but a desire to admit a few more students without absolutely top academic credentials.

San Jose State University gets more selective, reluctantly

Smart Title: 

San Jose State University gets more selective for local students, citing budget cuts and enrollment pressure, while 15 other Cal State campuses are at least partially overcrowded.

New research on how elite colleges make admissions decisions

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Study of the most competitive colleges finds that "holistic" admissions policies look very different at different colleges -- and that some kinds of applicants may compete only against each other.

Big tuition hikes at private colleges complicate affordability picture

Smart Title: 

Big tuition hikes at elite private institutions contradict the notion that colleges are focusing on reining in sticker price to make education affordable.

Commission considers arguments about international recruiting agents

Section: 
Smart Title: 

Admissions leaders -- charged with resolving a major ethics debate -- hear reports on how other countries handle the issue, consider inconsistencies of U.S. policy and ask a lot of tough questions.

DePaul's community college partnership aims to streamline transferring

Section: 
Smart Title: 

DePaul's new community college partnership aims to eliminate the mysteries behind transferring.

Federal probe raises new questions on discrimination against Asian American applicants

Smart Title: 

Conventional wisdom says Asian-American applicants face higher hurdle than others at elite colleges. Federal probe raises question of whether differential standards can be proven and -- if so -- would violate the law.

Two-year colleges in California move toward rationing student access

Smart Title: 

While California's community college system debates how to ration student access, two of its institutions have begun the sometimes-painful process.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Admissions
Back to Top