Admissions / registrar

Essay about NACAC's new approach to ethics

Jim Jump offers an inside look at the way the association changed its rules.

Admissions counselors consider growing interest in gap years

Data are sparse but positive about impact of taking a year off before college.

A roundup of recent news in admissions

Fee for an honors college; the impact of “prior-prior”; a critique of considering race in admissions.

New book seeks to explain the next generation of Chinese students

Lenora Chu discusses her inside look at China’s educational system -- and what American colleges should know about the students recruited there.

NACAC attendees consider implications of their largely white profession

At NACAC meeting, attendees consider how largely white makeup of their profession affects students.

University of Texas at Austin adjusts downward the percent plan used in admissions

With number of high school graduates in the state growing, UT invokes state law that allows flexibility in requirement that top 10 percent be admitted.

At NACAC meeting, experts discuss allegations of discrimination against Asian-American applicants to elite colleges

Experts at NACAC meeting say perceptions of bias against Asian-American applicants, even if false, have an impact.



A roundup of this week's news on admissions

Admissions and race, a governor’s complaint, college-going rates, challenges for the liberal arts.

Provosts should take responsibility for enrollment management (essay)

Matthew Poslusny writes that provosts should have responsibility for both recruiting and retaining students.


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