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Mar 25, 2021
Unprecedented declines in college enrollment among new high school graduates appeared last fall. Drops were especially steep for graduates of low-income high schools.

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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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February 23, 2018

Some school districts have threatened to suspend students who join protests for tougher gun laws. Admissions leaders at MIT and elsewhere tell applicants such suspensions won't be held against them.

January 10, 2018

Requests for information sent to NACAC and to institutions with professionals who were involved in drafting its new code of ethics.

November 10, 2017

Wick Sloane’s annual survey shows that 36 highly selective colleges are enrolling 722 former military service members this fall. That’s more than last year, but still an embarrassment, he argues.

October 25, 2017

Tuition and fees increased by a few percentage points across the board, and aid failed to keep pace, annual College Board report shows.

September 28, 2017

Enrollment at graduate schools is still increasing, but at a slower pace than before. Researchers point to a market correction and declining growth in international students.

September 27, 2017

As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups.

September 25, 2017

Large number of private colleges plan tuition resets next year despite many experts’ view that the practice is a gimmick. The colleges hope to grow enrollment, contain student costs and prove critics wrong. But it won’t be easy.

September 19, 2017

Those who defend them should consider whether they’d require them indefinitely and whether such a requirement is consistent with good race relations in the country America is becoming, argues Roger Clegg.

September 15, 2017

Racism hurts students throughout the college admissions process, leading scholar tells meeting of admissions counselors.

September 15, 2017

James S. Murphy explores the question in light of a recent study on the topic.

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