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Feb 08, 2016
Goucher says students admitted on the basis of a short film did better academically than those who applied in traditional ways. But is sample large enough to be meaningful?

Surveys

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.

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

September 18, 2007
Maryland college's payment of per-student fee to contractor in Taiwan raises questions about when practices unacceptable in the U.S. are permissible (or not) abroad.
September 13, 2007
U.S. study offers comprehensive portrait of status of black, Hispanic and other Americans in higher education -- but its most revealing data may be on the college gender gap.
September 10, 2007
Presidents of top liberal arts colleges criticize ratings but refrain from joint pledge others made to stop filling out "reputational" survey.
September 7, 2007
What are the roles of race, money and athletic talent? How is merit defined? A sociologist spent 18 months in an admissions office, and shares the tensions and idealism he found.
September 5, 2007
Enrollment and financial giving is up since Birmingham-Southern College moved out of the NCAA's top competitive division.
August 30, 2007
Counselors voted last year to bar making offers before September 15 of senior year of high school; some universities now seek a new vote.
August 29, 2007
College Board sees lots of progress in annual report on averages, but critics see lots of reasons to be concerned about the test and its impact.
August 28, 2007
American universities report increases in applications and admission offers, but numbers still haven't reached 2003 levels.
August 27, 2007
The 4,400 people whose scores were in error will be entitled to at least $275 each.
August 23, 2007
New state law and pending federal rules would have barred the organization from being a lender while also reimbursing college officials who attend its meetings.

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