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Sep 23, 2016
Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

Surveys

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.

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

February 26, 2010
Like many colleges, Penn has undergrads help woo admitted students with similar interests or ethnic backgrounds. Now the university is recruiting based on sexual orientation too.
February 24, 2010
Congress's investigative arm finds that violations of a legislative ban on paying college recruiters based on enrollment have not disappeared.
February 22, 2010
New service pairs community college students who wish to continue their education with interested four-year institutions.
February 18, 2010
Sensing opportunity, more private institutions court community college transfer students.
February 11, 2010
College Board trumpets growing participation rate, but numbers also show continued gaps by race and ethnicity in who takes the tests and who does well.
February 9, 2010

The "no loans" era of elite private higher education might be short-lived.

Dartmouth College announced Monday that it is restoring loans to the aid packages of students from families whose incomes exceed $75,000 -- ending a no-loans policy that was announced with much fanfare two years ago. Dartmouth will continue to exclude loans from the aid packages of those with smaller family incomes and will continue to be "need blind" in admissions, meaning that financial need will not be taken into consideration in admissions decisions.

February 8, 2010
A new viral marketing campaign rubs some college officials the wrong way.
February 2, 2010

Who will be first?

January 26, 2010
New analysis suggests that -- except for Latinos -- the decline in male enrollment rates has leveled off.
January 13, 2010
The controversial "reputational" portion of U.S. News rankings appears more related to past rankings than to actual shifts in colleges' quality, study finds.

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