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Feb 17, 2017
Study links family income growing up to postgraduation income -- even after controlling for many factors. Other researchers disagree.

Surveys

Sept. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Oct. 6, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. View the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Hobsons, Jenzabar, NRCCUA, TimeTrade and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

"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.

The compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Please click here here to register or find out more.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

May 16, 2016

ACT accuses College Board of jumping the gun in explaining how to compare scores on the new SAT. Many debate impact of seemingly higher SAT scores under new test.

May 13, 2016

Whatever the Supreme Court says about affirmative action, it is time for elite colleges to stop favoring white applicants over Asian Americans, writes Hrishikesh Joshi.

 

May 9, 2016

Education Department urges colleges to rethink whether they should ask applicants about criminal and disciplinary records -- and to be more nuanced when they do so.

May 6, 2016

New study argues science Ph.D.s often plan for postdocs without considering whether they're necessary or beneficial to their career plans. Actual evidence is mixed.

April 28, 2016

Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.

April 26, 2016

Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.

April 22, 2016

The ASU GSV Summit, where investors and start-ups frolic, welcomes more educators and focuses more on working with higher ed than on conquering it.

April 20, 2016

A few dozen members of the coalition of leading colleges that plans to reform college admissions with a new application system this summer don't plan to use it for the next year.

April 18, 2016

Grinnell severs ties with a well-respected organization that sends groups of low-income and minority students to elite colleges. Many on campus are unhappy about the move.

March 30, 2016

State auditor says system campuses cut admissions standards in ways that shifted slots to out-of-staters. University fires back with analysis that says budget cuts forced its hand.

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