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Sep 26, 2016
American colleges and universities can't count on ever-increasing numbers of international students, panelists warn.

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.

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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.

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.

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February 25, 2009

A faculty report has stirred some racial tensions at Sonoma State University, following claims from its author that the institution’s administration has deliberately targeted those from higher-income families as potential students for the past decade. In this process, the report claims that the university has become the “whitest” public institution in California, effectively preferring white students to minorities in an admission practice that it deems “reverse affirmative action.”

February 18, 2009

Given MyRichUncle's consistent bashing of college financial aid officers for alleged conflicts of interest, few tears were shed in higher education when MRU Holdings, the parent company of the controversial student loan provider, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy this month.

February 13, 2009
Grant from Gates Foundation aims to transform nonprofit clearinghouse into mechanism to track high school students through college -- and, perhaps, eventually beyond.
February 12, 2009
Because of maturity level, some high school students may be at even more of a disadvantage than their peers when it comes to making an early commitment to a college, study finds.
February 5, 2009
Plan before Board of Regents today is projected to significantly cut Asian admissions. Who would gain the most? Not black and Latino applicants.
February 3, 2009
Many worry about the financial crisis's effect on private college enrollments, and the demand for aid. At meeting of Catholic colleges, advice on bracing for this fall, and beyond.
February 3, 2009
Law school officials reveal to sociologists how U.S. News influences their decision making -- not necessarily for the better.
January 26, 2009

SEATTLE -- Community college students are no more likely to transfer to four-year institutions in states where there are articulation agreements designed to ease such transfers than they are in states without them, according to a new study. But having more tenured faculty members at community colleges does make a difference.

January 23, 2009
ACT data show decline in proportion of freshman students who return to their institutions as sophomores. Are they leaving college, or just changing colleges?
January 14, 2009
New study projects a 35 percent drop in minority enrollments at the most competitive four-year colleges and universities -- but little gain for white students.

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