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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

May 26, 2015

Study finds colleges are considering high school disciplinary records, largely without policies about when such information is relevant.

May 20, 2015

The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

May 19, 2015

Legislation designed to protect student privacy could make it more difficult for colleges to identify disadvantaged students who can succeed in higher education, writes Jim Larimore.

May 18, 2015

Groups file complaint with Education Department charging that Harvard discriminates against Asian-American applicants.

May 14, 2015

Student enrollment numbers are down at two-year colleges and four-year for-profit institutions, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report. 

May 7, 2015

NACAC releases annual survey results, which show that most colleges let in most applicants -- and that increases in applications may not translate into more students. Interest in transfer applications is up.

May 4, 2015

Smith College will now accept transgender applicants who identify as women. Will other women's colleges follow?

April 23, 2015

Common Application wants to let colleges ask applicants to name other places they are applying to. Some admissions leaders believe this violates ethics guidelines and will encourage more gaming of the system.

 

March 12, 2015

Robert M. Moore writes that it's never been more important for colleges to look at what the research says about strategies and enrollment trends.

March 4, 2015

The decision to close Sweet Briar does not negate the continued need for women's colleges, or their ability to thrive, writes Nancy Gray.

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