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Sep 28, 2016
City U of New York, Bowdoin and Trinity of Connecticut all move this month to drop the charges for low-income applicants.

Surveys

Highlights: fewer colleges meeting targets for this year, a higher bar for Asians, skepticism about new standardized writing tests and a new application, mixed feelings on Hillary Clinton’s college plan and applicants’ criminal records.

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

September 10, 2007
Presidents of top liberal arts colleges criticize ratings but refrain from joint pledge others made to stop filling out "reputational" survey.
September 7, 2007
What are the roles of race, money and athletic talent? How is merit defined? A sociologist spent 18 months in an admissions office, and shares the tensions and idealism he found.
September 5, 2007
Enrollment and financial giving is up since Birmingham-Southern College moved out of the NCAA's top competitive division.
August 30, 2007
Counselors voted last year to bar making offers before September 15 of senior year of high school; some universities now seek a new vote.
August 29, 2007
College Board sees lots of progress in annual report on averages, but critics see lots of reasons to be concerned about the test and its impact.
August 28, 2007
American universities report increases in applications and admission offers, but numbers still haven't reached 2003 levels.
August 27, 2007
The 4,400 people whose scores were in error will be entitled to at least $275 each.
August 23, 2007
New state law and pending federal rules would have barred the organization from being a lender while also reimbursing college officials who attend its meetings.
August 20, 2007
Washington Monthly, known for ratings that tweak U.S. News, devises formula to pick top two-year colleges -- and methodology is promptly attacked.
August 17, 2007
An op-ed this week on transfer of credit worried more about the burdens on registrars than the needs of students or taxpayers, Elise Scanlon and Roger Williams argue.

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