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Michigan Universities Promise Admission to Eligible Students

Ten public four-year universities in Michigan announced Wednesday that they will guarantee admission to all in-state students with a high...
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No Calculus? No Problem at Caltech

With many high school students lacking access to key STEM classes, Caltech and other technology-focused institutions are exploring admissions alternatives.

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A New Legal Blitz on Affirmative Action

Challenges to race-conscious policies are surging in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling against affirmative action, including a new lawsuit against West Point.

College Rankings: The Tail Is Frantically Wagging the Dog

It’s time for colleges and universities to find new ways to prove their worth.

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A ‘Lost Generation’ of High School Graduates

Significant numbers of the 2020 high school graduates who didn’t enroll in college immediately that year still have not found their way into higher education, a new report finds.

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Preference for Privilege

As new data make all the more clear, we should be ashamed of the ways in which elite college admissions privilege children of the wealthy, Jim Jump writes.

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Admissions Officers Reflect on a Transformative Year

In Inside Higher Ed’s annual survey, admissions leaders share their views on the Supreme Court’s affirmative action ban and other major changes in the sector.

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Putting Admissions in Context

A new study finds that taking high school students’ level of resources into account when assessing applications can lead to diverse admits who are likely to succeed in college.