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.
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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.
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.
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.
Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AAAS pulls advice column telling a female postdoc to ignore her adviser's attempts to look down her shirt, amid outcry from scientists.
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.