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Apr 27, 2018
New study finds that ending SAT and ACT requirements results in more applications and more diversity -- without any decline in graduation rates.

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Thursday, May 10, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.

 

Archive

May 24, 2016

Next year will be disruptive and confusing for students, families and most colleges in the admissions process, argues W. Kent Barnds, who wonders how so many changes can be good.

May 18, 2016

Republican lawmakers back bill that would substantially cut tuition and revenue, and seek more student diversity, at five system campuses, four of which are minority-serving institutions.

May 17, 2016

Amherst College's president talks about adding more community college transfers after receiving an award for supporting low-income students.

May 17, 2016

The changes in the new SAT reflect a very different -- and questionable -- view of the qualities that are important for success in college, argues Ben Paris.

May 16, 2016

ACT accuses College Board of jumping the gun in explaining how to compare scores on the new SAT. Many debate impact of seemingly higher SAT scores under new test.

May 13, 2016

Whatever the Supreme Court says about affirmative action, it is time for elite colleges to stop favoring white applicants over Asian Americans, writes Hrishikesh Joshi.

 

May 9, 2016

Education Department urges colleges to rethink whether they should ask applicants about criminal and disciplinary records -- and to be more nuanced when they do so.

May 6, 2016

New study argues science Ph.D.s often plan for postdocs without considering whether they're necessary or beneficial to their career plans. Actual evidence is mixed.

April 28, 2016

Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.

April 26, 2016

Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.

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