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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

March 16, 2006
New scoring problems revive old arguments against standardized testing.
March 15, 2006
Student affairs specialists promote ideas for helping a diverse population succeed.
March 8, 2006
The application process is becoming a requirement for high school graduation in some Texas districts, with encouraging results. 
March 6, 2006
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and 8 colleges unveil plan to assist low-income students at 2-year institutions.
February 28, 2006
Deirdre Henderson offers a parent's view on fixing what she says is a broken process.
February 24, 2006
From Amherst to Pomona, liberal arts colleges are increasing enrollments -- and trying to keep a small college environment.
February 24, 2006
Harvard’s increased aid and outreach to low-income students has played key role in increasing their enrollment, report says.
February 23, 2006
States have made some progress on aligning standards and requirements, but have far to go, report says.
February 16, 2006
NCAA considers a crackdown on high school diploma mills that help athletes get eligible.
February 10, 2006

Diploma mill operators often manage to stay one step ahead of the law, changing their location or how they operate whenever state or other authorities zero in for a crackdown. And the laws and other tools available to regulators, higher education officials, students and others to stop degree mill operators are few and flimsy. So occasionally they turn to alternative tactics to fight the degree mills and other companies that help them do business.

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