Oct 02, 2015
At admissions meeting, high school counselors say a common practice is out of control and deans who abandoned the practice are cheered.


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.


"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.


September 15, 2014

A new shade on lead generation includes assessments, online courses and mentors to help ensure that students can succeed once they enroll.

September 11, 2014

A new study suggests that giving public research university boards in Texas the power to set tuition helped raise prices and suppress Hispanic enrollment.

September 4, 2014

Goucher College creates a new option in which applicants will be evaluated on the basis of a two-minute video.

September 3, 2014

Mount Holyoke College adopts formal policy to admit students who are female or who identify as women.

September 3, 2014

New report brings survey data from students, agents and institutions to bear on the debate over the use of commissioned agents in international recruitment.

September 2, 2014

University adds optional application essay on sexual orientation and gender identity.

August 29, 2014

With scrutiny of affirmative action rising, colleges and governments need fresh approaches to helping low-income and minority students attain a higher education, write David Bergeron and Scott Greytak.

August 20, 2014

The ACT's annual score report, released today, shows persistent racial achievement gaps and stagnant average scores -- with the majority of test-takers failing to meet college readiness benchmarks.

August 13, 2014

Professors complain about hovering moms and dads, but many educators find that this isn't an issue for first-generation students, who need more parental involvement.

August 7, 2014

Study questions idea that going to the most competitive college one can get into increases odds of completion.


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