Admissions

Admissions
Dec 22, 2020
Student mobility fell steeply this year as colleges dealt with other enrollment challenges.

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Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

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November 24, 2015

Tennessee Promise drives dramatic increases in freshman enrollments at the state's two-year institutions.

October 27, 2015

Why do admissions professionals engage in certain practices that some people question? W. Kent Barnds provides some answers.

October 27, 2015

Study finds that for applicants to U of California, race and ethnicity now influence scores more than family income and parental education levels. Could findings change debate over affirmative action?

October 14, 2015

More than 100 college counselors at Jesuit high schools urge group seeking to reform admissions process to rethink its plans and push back scheduled start for new system.

October 6, 2015

Study finds significant variation in academic preparation of traditional-age students at different community colleges, and seeks to explain graduation rate gap between 2- and 4-year colleges.

October 5, 2015

Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.

October 2, 2015

At admissions meeting, high school counselors say a common practice is out of control and deans who abandoned the practice are cheered.

September 29, 2015

As 80 colleges unite to create new application and portfolio platform for high school students, a look at who is in and who is not (for now), how colleges plan to use the service, and how Common Application is responding.

September 24, 2015

In decision that relies on U.S. Supreme Court rulings upholding affirmative action, federal civil rights office finds Princeton did not discriminate.

August 27, 2015

If history is a guide, two-year institutions will see their student numbers drop this fall as the labor market improves, writes Nate Johnson. We must work to improve the choices for low-income students.

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