Oct 05, 2015
Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.


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.

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"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.


October 12, 2006
On questions of early decision, the SAT, merit scholarships and more, professors need to get educated and involved, writes Andrew Delbanco.
October 11, 2006
Growing guide series abandons practice of giving colleges choice of paying to include their views or publishing blank pages about them.
October 11, 2006
Dickinson College urges students to participate in fewer activities – but to do them better.
October 10, 2006
Are some student bodies too homogenous? Are students from some groups too alike in their college choices? Is it racist to consider these questions?
October 9, 2006
With kids coming out in high school, admissions officers discuss whether to give them preferences. At least one college has such a policy.
October 9, 2006
New rules seek to prevent colleges from admitting students while they are juniors or setting admissions deadlines too early.
October 6, 2006
Colleges, students, families and the news media all have a role to play in dialing down the frenzy, writes Peter Van Buskirk.
October 6, 2006
Mount Holyoke stopped requiring the test, and finds very little difference between those who submit scores and those who don't.
October 4, 2006
By revoking admission of applicants who goof off late in high school, U. of Washington hopes to do small part to fight "senioritis."
September 26, 2006
University becomes the third highly competitive university to drop its program this month. 


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