Colleges enrolled 2.3 percent fewer students this spring than last, a steeper drop than the 1.8 percent decline reported by the National Student Clearinghouse for the fall.
New study stresses importance of talking about higher education well before it's time to start applying.
Two new Harvard papers indicate outreach to low-income students in the summer before college can have a significant impact on whether they enroll.
Even high school valedictorians from lower-income backgrounds generally fail to enroll in top colleges, a study finds.
Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?
Survey finds applications are up, applications per student are up and old formulas about who will enroll don't work anymore. But for all the hysteria on admissions, study documents that most colleges still admit most applicants.
Videos and other material making postsecondary education seem accessible appear to encourage college-going behaviors, study finds.
Study finds a significant decline over the last 20 years in number of institutions whose missions align with the sector.
While some new data indicate trends giving anxiety to competitive students, most colleges continue to admit most applicants.
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