Admissions

Admissions
Dec 06, 2016
High school graduates are projected to come from increasingly diverse backgrounds, even as overall levels plateau -- posing a challenge for colleges and universities.

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

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.
February 19, 2008

As higher education issues go, "transfer of credit" is about as mundane and arcane as you can get. It's roll-your-sleeves-up-and-get-your-hands-dirty type work, involving transcripts and course numbers and modes of delivery and degree audits and other nuts and bolts details of the college admissions and registration process.

February 14, 2008
More students are scoring at levels viewed as indicating college-level knowledge, but black and Latino participation and success in the program lag significantly.
February 13, 2008
New study suggests counseling philosophies make a difference for those considering 4-year institutions, but not for 2-year institutions.
February 11, 2008
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, in Minnesota, use their own version of the cohort model to recruit and retain underrepresented students.
February 4, 2008
High school and college officials may be engaged in more moonlighting -- and some see incident at Penn reflecting larger issues with the industry.
February 1, 2008
Associate admissions director at Wharton ran consulting business on the side to help students get into college.
January 30, 2008
Some top business school admissions officials get free trips to Japan -- and in some cases more -- to help a company there get applicants into MBA programs.

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