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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Colleges use data to predict who they should target as they hunt for students.
Lobbying for changes to key aid program for low-income students, New America Foundation study points to tricks colleges play with Pell Grants.
A new shade on lead generation includes assessments, online courses and mentors to help ensure that students can succeed once they enroll.
A new study suggests that giving public research university boards in Texas the power to set tuition helped raise prices and suppress Hispanic enrollment.
Goucher College creates a new option in which applicants will be evaluated on the basis of a two-minute video.
Mount Holyoke College adopts formal policy to admit students who are female or who identify as women.
New report brings survey data from students, agents and institutions to bear on the debate over the use of commissioned agents in international recruitment.
University adds optional application essay on sexual orientation and gender identity.
With scrutiny of affirmative action rising, colleges and governments need fresh approaches to helping low-income and minority students attain a higher education, write David Bergeron and Scott Greytak.
The ACT's annual score report, released today, shows persistent racial achievement gaps and stagnant average scores -- with the majority of test-takers failing to meet college readiness benchmarks.