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Admissions
Jun 30, 2015
Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

Surveys

Sept. 18, 2014: Inside Higher Ed's 2014 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers explored the perspectives and opinions of campus admissions and enrollment leaders on a range of pressing issues. Download a copy of the survey report here.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar 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 from ELS Educational Services, Jenzabar, Liaison International, and Perceptive Software.

Booklets

"Diversity in the Student Body" is a print-on-demand booklet focusing on demographic and legal issues and the strategies used by different institutions to diversify their campuses.

A copy of the the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Pearson.

Archive

May 10, 2013

Two new Harvard papers indicate outreach to low-income students in the summer before college can have a significant impact on whether they enroll.

May 2, 2013

Even high school valedictorians from lower-income backgrounds generally fail to enroll in top colleges, a study finds.

April 23, 2013

A new study by a Stanford-affiliated researcher questions several assertions made by advocates for the Advanced Placement exam.

April 16, 2013

York College of Pennsylvania is latest to admit that it wasn't submitting correct numbers. In this case, "special admits" were left out of the calculation.

April 1, 2013

Study suggests that there's a way for top colleges to attract and enroll more low-income, high-achieving applicants, and that the methods to do so are inexpensive. So why isn't this strategy being used?

March 25, 2013

Three experts share their thoughts on the truths and fictions of the new Tina Fey movie.

March 19, 2013

Nate Kreuter reflects on how some chance encounters made him feel welcome at a large university -- and pointed him forward.

March 8, 2013

The "common core" movement led by the head of the College Board has made the organization's exam less needed than ever, writes Joseph Soares.

February 27, 2013

The College Board will redesign its signature exam, with an emphasis on "core knowledge and skills."

February 27, 2013

With only 9 women among 44 editors, the Harvard Law Review expands its affirmative action policy to include gender.

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