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Sep 28, 2016
City U of New York, Bowdoin and Trinity of Connecticut all move this month to drop the charges for low-income applicants.

Surveys

Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.

Booklets

"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

The compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Please click here here to register or find out more.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

July 13, 2015

Michelle Obama has campaigned to improve the college counseling students receive in high school, but too little progress has been made on providing counselors with the training they need, writes Patrick O’Connor.

July 9, 2015

At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

June 30, 2015

Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

June 24, 2015

Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

June 19, 2015

William G. Durden, an American college president who is now a dean in Britain, considers the possibility that undergraduates from the U.S. may follow his path.

June 15, 2015

Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

June 9, 2015

After finding that some students received extra time on one of two sections of the test, College Board announces it won't score those sections.

June 2, 2015

College Board will offer new version of SAT for the first time next spring, and it is working with the popular and free Khan Academy to offer intensive online resources to help students prepare.

June 2, 2015

AAAS pulls advice column telling a female postdoc to ignore her adviser's attempts to look down her shirt, amid outcry from scientists.

May 29, 2015

15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.

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