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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October 8, 2014

New funding formula for public universities, prompted by questions about out-of-state students, may have the unintended consequence of hurting private and community colleges.


October 7, 2014

For both SAT and Advanced Placement tests, gaps remain significant among racial and socioeconomic groups.

October 6, 2014
The federal government should not be sharing a list of colleges that students are interested in with other colleges, according to admissions group.
September 25, 2014

Bennington will give applicants complete control over how they want to present themselves, and becomes second college this month to become transcript-optional.

September 24, 2014

Anonymous racist posts on social media network prompt Colgate students to stage sit-in, now entering third day.

September 23, 2014

Under a chancellor who says he cares more about rankings than did his predecessor, Syracuse U. scales back involvement with well-regarded program for recruiting low-income and minority students -- and those students take note.

September 22, 2014

Some high school counselors fear a tactic used by college admissions officers to find students who most want to enroll is getting out of control.


September 22, 2014

Common Application changes membership rules such that colleges without application essays -- and even colleges that use formulas for admissions -- may now join.

September 19, 2014

Colleges use data to predict who they should target as they hunt for students.

September 17, 2014

Lobbying for changes to key aid program for low-income students, New America Foundation study points to tricks colleges play with Pell Grants.


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