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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

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. 
September 25, 2006
GAO finds that letting some colleges jointly set aid policies doesn't result in students paying more -- or less.
September 19, 2006
A week after Harvard, another university shifts. Some want trend to grow while others question whether most colleges could or should follow.

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