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May 20, 2015
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

Surveys

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.

Booklets

"Private College Enrollments: Needs, Numbers, Solutions" is our latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation includes pieces that explore different strategies used by different institutions.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Sparkroom.

Archive

November 3, 2006
As Michigan balloting nears, Michele S. Moses and Lauren P. Saenz worry about what news potential voters are reading -- and not reading.
November 2, 2006
Towson University, facing a gender gap, starts admissions program for those with high SAT scores and lower grades.
November 1, 2006
Post-9/11 decline finally appears to be reversed, due in large part to big increases from China and India.
October 26, 2006
You've read the news about the shifts in early admission programs. Now David Galef explores some possible "alternatives."
October 26, 2006
Changes in store for admissions test used by law schools.
October 23, 2006

The University of California's Santa Cruz campus has long had a reputation as a counterculture institution that prides itself on being different from the system's other campuses.  But when the campus unveiled the final draft of its plan on Wednesday that projected increasing student enrollment from 14,000 to more than 20,000 and adding 3.2 million gross feet of building space by 2020, students protested over that and a wide range of other issues at a Board of Regents meeting,

October 19, 2006
Think recent announcements mean Harvard, Princeton and Virginia applicants will learn their fates together? One group will still apply, and find out, early.
October 17, 2006
Data theft is not the only way a federal plan to track students could rob them of privacy, Bernard Fryshman warns.
October 17, 2006
With referendum approaching, critics release admissions data showing gaps by race at U. of Michigan, which says numbers are distorted.
October 17, 2006
U.S. News endorses Carnegie Classifications -- so colleges worried about the magazine must appeal to the foundation to change listings.

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