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.
Lesser math confidence and a stronger preference for artistic fields dissuade women from majoring in computer science to a smaller degree today than in the past, analysis of student interest in computer science shows.
U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.