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Dealing With Graduate School Rejections

Applicants and programs need to improve rejection letters and how they are handled.

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UNC Board Changes Admissions, Hiring Policies on Race

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to prohibit the institution from considering race...

The Week in Admissions News

UNC board changes admissions; hiring policies on race; Occidental ends legacy admissions; NACAC acquires Character Collaborative; Education Department discharges loans of 7,400 CollegeAmerica students.

Why Should We Ask More Questions? Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Einav Hart, assistant professor of management at the George Mason University School of Business, explains...
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First Out of the Gate

Wesleyan University was the first elite college to end legacy admissions after the affirmative action ban. President Michael Roth explains why he made the jump and whether others will follow.

Black Fraternity Moves Convention Out of Florida

Alpha Phi Alpha, the oldest historically Black college fraternity in the country, is moving a planned 2025 convention out of...
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Selective Admissions on Trial

The Supreme Court decision on affirmative action is yet another reminder that emulating Harvard is—and always has been—a fool’s errand, John R. Thelin and Richard W. Trollinger write.

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Professors Craft Courses on ChatGPT With ChatGPT

While some institutions are banning the use of the new AI tool, others are leaning into its use and offering courses dedicated solely to navigating the new technology.