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Understanding Transfer Admissions

All of the admissions hysteria in full swing this time of year tends to suggest that nothing could be more...

Marketing to the World

WASHINGTON – Thinking that a trip to a developing country might be a break from the TV commercials, Web ads...

AP: Good but Oversold?

The Advanced Placement program is becoming more and more popular, with 25 percent of high school graduates taking at least...

Aim High Without Fear

New research discounts idea that those who aspire to a college degree and fail to attain one will suffer psychological damage.

Outreach to Gay Applicants

Like many colleges, Penn has undergrads help woo admitted students with similar interests or ethnic backgrounds. Now the university is recruiting based on sexual orientation too.

Transfer Matchmaker

New service pairs community college students who wish to continue their education with interested four-year institutions.

Step Right Up

Sensing opportunity, more private institutions court community college transfer students.

Circular Ratings

The controversial "reputational" portion of U.S. News rankings appears more related to past rankings than to actual shifts in colleges' quality, study finds.