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Growing Challenge to 'U.S. News'

In the two weeks since 12 college presidents started a challenge to the way U.S. News & World Report ranks...

'The Power of Privilege'

Conventional wisdom and plenty of books tell a story of how the post-World War II years saw a great shift...

Another Rankings Fiasco at 'U.S. News'

Portland State University's engineering college has been transformed into "a national and international academic and research institution." The excellence of...

Fooling the College Board

To demonstrate flaws of SAT writing test, MIT professor coached student on how to get a good score on a lousy essay -- and pulled it off.

Making Holistic Admissions Work

Oregon State model may avoid legal pitfalls -- while improving both diversity and retention.

New Challenge to Affirmative Action

Education Department investigates complaint of Asian student rejected by Princeton.

Affirmative Action for White C+ Guys

Towson University, facing a gender gap, starts admissions program for those with high SAT scores and lower grades.

The Early Admissions Loophole

Think recent announcements mean Harvard, Princeton and Virginia applicants will learn their fates together? One group will still apply, and find out, early.