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Rejecting AP Courses

Eight private schools in Washington area -- including St. Albans and Sidwell Friends -- announce they will stop offering Advanced Placement courses.

The Lay of the Land

Third-party pathway programs have a wide range of academic and financial models. Here's an overview and some of the key corporate players.

A Different Pathway Model

Kings Education mostly recruits students to small private institutions with the expectation of transfer. At one Kings partner, those the company recruited made up almost 40 percent of all undergraduates last fall.

Chicago Drops SAT/ACT Requirement. Will Others Follow?

Move, part of ambitious plan to attract broader range of applicants, is first by one of the nation's top research universities.

Smoking Gun on Anti-Asian Bias at Harvard?

Internal reports, released by those suing the university, show use of personality rankings in ways that hurt Asian applicants' chances of admission. Under academic criteria only, their numbers would go way up.

New Concordance Tables Have Arrived

ACT and College Board release new version of tool to compare scores on ACT and SAT.

Ethical College Admissions: A Tale of Two Washington and Lees

Jim Jump considers an attempt to confront an institution's history.

The Week in Admissions News

Graduate student loans; mobility and minority-serving institutions; Google.