Oct 02, 2015
At admissions meeting, high school counselors say a common practice is out of control and deans who abandoned the practice are cheered.


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.

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"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

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June 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.

June 24, 2015

Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

June 19, 2015

William G. Durden, an American college president who is now a dean in Britain, considers the possibility that undergraduates from the U.S. may follow his path.

June 15, 2015

Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

June 9, 2015

After finding that some students received extra time on one of two sections of the test, College Board announces it won't score those sections.

June 2, 2015

College Board will offer new version of SAT for the first time next spring, and it is working with the popular and free Khan Academy to offer intensive online resources to help students prepare.

June 2, 2015

AAAS pulls advice column telling a female postdoc to ignore her adviser's attempts to look down her shirt, amid outcry from scientists.

May 29, 2015

15 Chinese nationals face charges of an elaborate scheme in which those showing up for standardized admissions tests were not who they said they were -- or who their passports said they were.

May 26, 2015

Study finds colleges are considering high school disciplinary records, largely without policies about when such information is relevant.

May 20, 2015

The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?


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