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Wesleyan University is moving away from need-blind admissions, saying that keeping the policy would require too much money and impose too much debt on some students.
Experts offer insight into why Chinese students choose the universities that they do, what they can pay, and what their English levels are really like.
Shift from local to far-flung branch campuses in some parts of the country reflects changes in educational delivery and demand.
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, unlike most institutions that have gone SAT-optional, most applicants have stopped sending their test scores.
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 for local students, citing budget cuts and enrollment pressure, while 15 other Cal State campuses are at least partially overcrowded.
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 elite private institutions contradict the notion that colleges are focusing on reining in sticker price to make education affordable.
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.
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