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The Admissions Tour That Went Horribly Wrong

Woman called police on two Native American brothers she believed were not really part of the group, but who were doing nothing wrong. To many, incident illustrates the hostility facing minority students in higher education, including admissions process.

It's Time for the Talk

Graduate programs, not just undergraduate colleges, need to think about whether they need standardized admissions tests and whether they are using them in appropriate ways, write Julie R. Posselt and Casey W. Miller.

May 1? Meh

What was once viewed as the crucial date in the admissions calendar -- a date that is attracting more attention than ever -- isn't that important at many colleges that serve low-income students.

The Week in Admissions News

Discount rates up; "new liberal arts" plan; needy students without Pell.

Ethical College Admissions: Kathmandu and Tyler Too

The scandal involving the treatment of students from Nepal is among the worst in college admissions, writes Jim Jump.

Revolt Over an Editor

Prominent psychologist apologizes and resigns as journal editor over allegations of aggressive self-citation and more.

The Campus-Based Studies on Test Optional

Studies at individual colleges back the idea that the policies lead to more diversity, without a loss of academic success.