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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

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.
January 24, 2008
Most students approve of the role Mom and Dad are playing in college choices -- and minority freshmen are more likely than white counterparts to want even more guidance.
January 17, 2008
Washington & Jefferson improved in key factors, yet fell in the eyes of U.S. News. Does this demonstrate that money is all that really counts and the rest is just for show?
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.

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