20 mai 2017

Leaving Over Campus Carry

HomeBy Scott JaschikProfessor’s public resignation letter points to tensions in Kansas as new law takes effect this summer. More...

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A Trump Flip-Flop on Black Colleges

HomeBy Scott JaschikOn Friday, he suggests aid program for black colleges may be unconstitutional. On Sunday, he says his support for the institutions is “unwavering.” More...

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Making Marquette More Diverse

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. To attract Latino students, university links to a network of Catholic high schools, builds transfer relationships with community colleges, and adds Spanish-speaking staffers. More...

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Admissions Coverage -- Elsewhere and Here

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Mizzou's shrinking class, annoying Ivy hype, a worthy prom date, TOEFL scam. More...

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Success With Fee-Free Applications

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. On May 1 last year, 8 percent of the admitted applicants who said they would enroll at Trinity College in Connecticut were the first in their families to go to college. This year on May 1, the percentage was 12 percent -- a 50 percent gain in a single year. More...

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How Far Is Too Far in Admissions Marketing?

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Experts consider how colleges can differentiate themselves from their competitors -- without trash-talking. More...

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Defying the Odds on Yield

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Free tuition in New York State was supposed to make it impossible for places like Nazareth College to build a class. Yet the private college's yield is up and it will enroll a larger class this fall, without increasing the discount rate. More...

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EPA Dismisses Academic Scientists From Board

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Environmental Protection Agency has dismissed at least five members -- generally academic scientists who study environmental issues -- from a key advisory board, The New York Times reported. More...

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College Board Releases Data on Khan Tutoring

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The College Board on Monday released an analysis of the impact of free SAT tutoring offered by the Khan Academy as part of a College Board initiative to provide low-income test takers with test prep. More...

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Common Application Plans New Transfer Application

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Common Application announced Tuesday that it is planning a new application for transfer students. The announcement said that with larger and larger populations of students moving from college to college, or returning to college after attending years before, prospective students and institutions need more application features focused on transfer. More...

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