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New York State Launches Direct Admission Plan

New York governor Kathy Hochul is championing an initiative to offer the top 10 percent of the state’s high school...
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Colleges and Universities Invest in Transfer Student Success

To promote successful transfer between community colleges and four-year universities, institutional partnerships are addressing barriers and providing more streamlined methods.

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Admissions as Slavery Reparations

The end of race-based affirmative action should pave the way for positive admissions considerations— and full-tuition support for—descendants of enslaved Americans, James E. Murray Jr. writes.

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Is Class-Based Affirmative Action a Pipe Dream?

Since the Supreme Court struck down race-conscious admissions, a chorus of voices has called for an ambitious—but costly—economic alternative.

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A Reboot for Rural Recruitment

Washington University in St. Louis is increasing outreach to rural high schools in Missouri and southern Illinois to help diversify the student body.

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Turning the Tide on Admissions Staff Turnover

Solutions to improve staff morale can be found in areas beyond compensation, Elizabeth Kirby writes.

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The New FAFSA Is Here. Or Is It?

After a frustrating year of delays, the new federal aid application launched Dec. 30. But maintenance pauses, glitches and other obstacles have led to a rocky start.

Saint Mary’s Reverses Decision to Admit Trans Women

After several weeks of controversy , Saint Mary’s College, a Roman Catholic women’s institution in Indiana, has reversed its previous...