27 octobre 2019

Grad School Without the GRE

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Brown follows Princeton in letting departments decide whether to require the admissions test. Twenty-four of them opt out. More...

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Sewanee Shifts to Meeting Students' Full Need

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of the South has moved to meeting the full financial need of all students -- domestic and international. The university historically was full need but moved away from the policy in recent decades. More...

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Compilation on Modernizing the Workforce

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed is pleased to release today our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Modernizing the Workforce." You may download a copy here, free. More...

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‘Nothing Succeeds Like Failure’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Steven Conn is not impressed with business schools. The historian thinks they are poorly organized and botch the curriculum -- and have done so for decades. He tells their story in Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American Business Schools (Cornell University Press). More...

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Instagram on the Rise

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Instagram is better than Facebook for reaching today's students, EAB study finds. More...

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‘College Made Whole’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. In College Made Whole: Integrative Learning for a Divided World (Johns Hopkins University Press), Chris W. Gallagher argues against some of the hot trends in higher education. "Unbundling," he says, makes learning fragmented and incoherent. More...

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Cornell Drops SAT Subject Tests

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Cornell University's College of Arts and Sciences has dropped a requirement that all applicants take two SAT Subject Tests. More...

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NACAC Agrees to Change Its Code of Ethics

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Move is designed to end pressure from Justice Department, but what will the impact be on the admissions landscape. More...

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2019 Survey of Admissions Leaders: The Pressure Grows

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Last year, in response to suggestions of admissions counselors, Inside Higher Ed changed the question it asked of admissions directors about when they filled their class. In addition to asking if they had filled their class by May 1 (the traditional date), we asked if they had filled the class by June 1. More...

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Cut Too Deep? Tuition Discounting at a Crossroads

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Inside Higher Ed today is releasing our newest special report, "Cut Too Deep? Tuition Discounting at a Crossroads."
For years, college administrators and board members have closely monitored tuition discount rates at their institutions. More...

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