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Unexpected exchange before Supreme Court on alumni child preferences

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State lawyer defending ban on affirmative action suggests U. of Michigan end preference for alumni children -- and Justice Sotomayor objects.

Supreme Court justices appear skeptical of overturning Michigan ban on affirmative action

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Several justices question the logic of overturning Michigan's ban on the consideration of race in admissions.

Study finds that small differences in application costs can have big impact

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Study suggests that seemingly small expenses may discourage low-income students from applying to more colleges.

U.S. says its guidance on affirmative action still stands after Fisher decision

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Obama administration tells colleges they need not change policies in light of recent Supreme Court decision.

Bard's decision focuses renewed attention on admissions essays

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As Bard restores idea of writing your way into college, we offer a look at its essay prompts, and others. Are colleges asking the right questions? Was Kant correct about dishonesty? And how cool is the mantis shrimp?

SAT scores are flat

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Racial and income gaps remain. ACT gains more market share in college admissions testing.

Is panic over college costs the product of generalizations?

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Perhaps college costs are not too high, panelist tells crowd at conference of admissions counselors.

Admissions association will require validation of rankings statistics

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As Washington & Lee has its statistics questioned, admissions association responds to incidents of colleges reporting false data to entities that compile rankings.

Admissions officials discuss pending vote on use of commissioned agents in international recruiting

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At annual National Association for College Admission Counseling meeting, members discuss a pending vote to permit the use of commissioned agents in international student recruiting.

Q&A with author of book about coaching students on admissions essays

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Author of new novel about her former job -- helping applicants write their admissions essays -- answers questions about the book and the competition to get in to college.

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