Oct 05, 2015
Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.


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.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Jenzabar, Liaison International, and Perceptive Software.


"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.


March 27, 2008
Perception that they focus only on hitting numbers and increasing test scores nettles them. But they also admit many colleges operate that way -- and find it hard to fight pressures from on high.
March 26, 2008

Five years ago, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor saved affirmative action in public college admissions when she crafted the majority decision affirming the consideration of race in admissions by the University of Michigan's law school. While O'Connor found justifications for the (limited) consideration of race and ethnicity, she also spoke of the need for such consideration to stop at some point.

March 24, 2008
Guidelines would give college administrators more latitude in releasing information when they fear for students' health and safety.
March 24, 2008
Has "no loans" replaced "need blind"? When institutions adopt the former without the latter, is equity served? Have colleges been too quick to define all loans as bad?
March 19, 2008
Entrepreneurial future M.D.'s at U. of Chicago -- who helped with applicant interviews -- set up business to advise other applicants.
March 19, 2008
Chicago Public School students with college hopes often fail to meet benchmarks in the application process -- and enroll in less selective colleges than they could.
March 17, 2008
Key University of California faculty panel wants system campuses to stop requiring them.
March 14, 2008

Should a private admissions counselor also be able to work for a school or college?

March 10, 2008
In wake of reports about private counselors who also work for colleges or high schools, NACAC creates panel to consider what's appropriate.
February 27, 2008
One historically black college takes a first step toward changing its longstanding admissions policy, while another's president makes reference to a similar goal.


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