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Feb 17, 2017
Study links family income growing up to postgraduation income -- even after controlling for many factors. Other researchers disagree.

Surveys

Sept. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Oct. 6, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. View the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Hobsons, Jenzabar, NRCCUA, TimeTrade and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

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

August 27, 2008

The average score on the SAT remained steady for the class of 2008 -- with the critical reading (502), mathematics (515) and writing (494) scores all unchanged from last year.

As is typically the case, the College Board said that the results were encouraging. “Student interest and participation in the SAT has grown to historic levels, and our outreach into minority, low-income and other underserved student groups is yielding tremendous results,” said Gaston Caperton, president of the board.

August 25, 2008
Recent moves by some private institutions -- combined with worsening economy -- have some experts predicting more consolidation in next few years.
August 22, 2008
U.S. government approves revised survey designed to identify barriers that inhibit community college students' ability to continue their educations at other colleges.
August 22, 2008

Even though many colleges will boast today about their placement in the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report, more colleges than ever are declining to participate in the survey that makes up the single largest part of the magazine's formula.

August 18, 2008
Even after its rationale for barring illegal immigrants evaporates, North Carolina community college board keeps ban, while ordering study.
August 18, 2008
Colorado group challenges Ward Connerly's latest referendum by trying to put its own anti-quota measure on the fall ballot -- in a way that would preserve current diversity programs.
August 14, 2008
Court's rejection of Christian schools' suit against U. of California points to tensions facing admissions officers that go beyond the case's curricular dispute.
August 13, 2008
Test continues to experience rapid growth, which may explain small drop in average score. Popularity continues to rise in states dominated by SAT.
August 4, 2008
Analysis suggests extent of advantages of alumni children doesn't necessarily extend to ability to ace courses as college freshmen.
July 29, 2008
In wake of scandal and criticism, group toughens stance on conflicts of interest, limits gifts from college officials and bars advertising that could encourage anxiety.

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