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Apr 26, 2016
Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.

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

January 8, 2008
Exam that for decades has been required for MBA programs is getting some competition at Stanford and MIT -- raising questions about standardized testing and admissions.
January 7, 2008
Presidents of liberal arts colleges see threat in elite institutions' embrace of non-need-based financial aid, but say outcomes push may give them an edge.
December 14, 2007
Study finds that giving a financial incentive to disadvantaged students who pass Advanced Placement courses -- and to their teachers -- has a range of positive impacts.
December 12, 2007
Three private colleges in California announce significant shifts in policies. One of them, California Lutheran, will match public tuitions for those admitted to 2 state universities.
December 11, 2007

Harvard University on Monday unveiled a new approach to financial aid and a new definition of "middle income." The result will be substantially more generous aid packages for Harvard students with families that have incomes up to $180,000, who will be assured that family contributions to students' costs will not exceed 10 percent of family income in a given year. Harvard is also eliminating all loans from aid packages and eliminating home equity in calculations of family wealth.

November 2, 2007
Movement to eliminate student borrowing grows -- and Davidson College, which did so in the spring, reports gains as a result.
October 15, 2007
Reversing course after criticism, the Common Application will again start allowing students to modify already submitted materials for individual colleges.
October 1, 2007

While admissions officers and high school counselors don't necessarily agree on all the ways to deal with "admissions creep," the issue has captured their attention.

September 28, 2007
Competing companies try to enter the lucrative market of selling colleges lists of potential students. Can they change how institutions shape enrollments?
September 27, 2007
Admissions officers consider how to be fair on aid awards to early and regular applicants, and weigh compromise on acceptances before senior year of high school.

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