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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Under a chancellor who says he cares more about rankings than did his predecessor, Syracuse U. scales back involvement with well-regarded program for recruiting low-income and minority students -- and those students take note.
Some high school counselors fear a tactic used by college admissions officers to find students who most want to enroll is getting out of control.
Common Application changes membership rules such that colleges without application essays -- and even colleges that use formulas for admissions -- may now join.
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.