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Feb 22, 2017
More than 20 percent of most recent high school class nationally has taken and passed at least one exam.

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

January 28, 2016

NYU asks Common Application if it can demonstrate the value of asking applicants about their criminal or disciplinary records. If there is no proof, does that change the debate?

January 26, 2016

A new analysis suggests that's the case, and that academic work -- at once solitary and social in nature -- makes it particularly attractive to those who are not straight.

January 26, 2016

New study suggests the SAT may over- or underpredict first-year college grades of hundreds of thousands of students.

January 18, 2016

To increase racial diversity in the professoriate, we need to build the pool of Ph.D.s of color, writes Julie R. Posselt, and that means confronting barriers in the admissions process.

January 13, 2016

NCAA punishes U of Louisiana-Lafayette over egregious case of test fraud -- and the university in turn sues ACT over its role.

January 12, 2016

The most selective colleges are failing to enroll more low-income students, so the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is calling for a "poverty preference" in college admissions.

January 12, 2016

Community college in Washington State increasingly relies on international student revenue, but some faculty worry it is moving away from its mission of serving local residents.

January 6, 2016

What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.

December 21, 2015

Potential master's student at NYU asked for application fee waiver and shared email rejecting request on Twitter. Critics see example of policy that deters low-income applicants.

December 17, 2015

Racial inequality on campuses plays out in a variety of ways that must be dealt with on many different fronts, says Judith Shapiro.

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