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ADMISSIONS STORY-OF-THE-DAY

 

The College Board Releases Sample Questions for the Newly Redesigned SAT.

https://www.collegeboard.org/delivering-opportunity/sat/redesign#words

 

Fifteen Ways, in 15 Different Papers, to Reform the Way We Give Student Financial Support for College. From the Lumina Foundation.

Released April 14.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/newsroom/news_releases/2014-04-14-paper_series

 

Parents are Saving More for College, According to New Report.

http://news.salliemae.com/research-tools/america-saves-2014

 

New Survey Finds Disturbing New Gender Gap Among Students Planning for College. 

https://www.juniorachievement.org

 

What Size City is Likely to Have an NCAA Championship Team? This and Other Fun Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau. Have a Good Weekend. (And may the best team win. :))

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb14-ff10.html

 

New Public Private Partnership Will Promote College and Career Readiness With Service Programs. 

http://www.nationalservice.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2014/new-public-private-partnership-prepare-young-people-college-and-careers

 

What The Washington Post Learned by Going Inside Admissions Offices at George Washington U.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/inside-the-admissions-process-at-george-washington-university/2014/03/22/f86b85fa-aee6-11e3-a49e-76adc9210f19_story.html

 

The State of Higher Education in California: More Students are Going Into Debt, According to New Report.

http://www.collegecampaign.org/resource-library/our-publications/ 

 

The Princeton Review Releases the Results of its Annual Poll of College Applicants and Their Parents on Their Dreams, Hopes and Worries. 

http://www.princetonreview.com/college-hopes-worries-press-release.aspx

 

Use of the SAT Declined in 29 States Over the Last Seven Years, According to Analysis by The Washington Post.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/sat-usage-declined-in-29-states-over-7-years/2014/03/15/f4504cfc-a5ff-11e3-8466-d34c451760b9_story.html

 

A Realtor's View of the Best College Towns in Which to Live. 

http://www.movoto.com/blog/top-ten/best-college-towns/ 

 

College Costs and Financial Aid Top Concern of College Freshmen in Annual Survey by UCLA.

http://ampersand.gseis.ucla.edu/cirp-freshman-survey-college-costs-financial-aid-among-students-top-concerns/

 

News Flash: The College Board Announces its Plan for Redesign of the SAT.  

https://www.collegeboard.org/releases/2014/expand-opportunity-redesign-sat

 

NPR Program Discusses the Pros and Cons of a Gap Year.

http://www.npr.org/2014/02/27/283533644/mind-the-gap-year-a-break-before-college-might-do-some-good

 

The President's New Proposed Budget for 2015. What it Says About Postsecondary Education and College and Career Readiness.

http://www.ed.gov/budget15

 

New Report Reveals the Aspirations and the Outcomes for Men of Color at Community Colleges .

http://www.ccsse.org/center/

 

The Institute of International Education Calls for the Doubling of Students Who Study Abroad. Here is Their New Initiative.

http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Generation-Study-Abroad/About

 

College Enrollment is Expected to Grow to 2020. New U.S. Dept of Ed Analysis in 194-page Report.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2014051

 

Who's On First? New World Rankings of Colleges Reveal a Shift in the Names of the Colleges at the Top of the Lists.

http://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2014

 

The Debate About the Value of a College Degree Continues. A New Urban Institute Report Argues A College Degree Matters, With Variations Among Individuals and Institutions.

http://www.urban.org/publications/413033.html

 

"Colleges Respond to Growing Numbers of Learning Disabled Students," According to Washington Monthly Article.  

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/college_guide/blog/colleges_respond_to_growing_ra.php

 

New Report Argues Community Colleges Benefit Students as Well as Society.

http://www.aacc.nche.edu/About/Documents/USA_AGG_ExecSum_Final_021114.pdf

 

Pew Research Center Issues Report on the Impact of Not Going to College.

http://www.pewresearch.org/

 

Donations to Colleges are at an All-time High, According to New Report from the Council for Aid to Education Released Today, February 12.

http://cae.org/fundraising-in-education/category/annual-press-release/

 

More Students, Including More Low-Income Students, are Taking Advanced Placement Classes, According to a New Report from the College Board Out Today, February 11. 

http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/pdf/ap/rtn/10th-annual/10th-annual-ap-report-to-the-nation-single-page.pdf

 

Many Students in For-Profit Colleges Are Not Aware They Have Other Options, According to New Report From Public Agenda Released Today, February 10.

http://www.publicagenda.org/pages/profiting-higher-education

 

Which Country Sends the Most Students to the U.S.? "Student and Exchange Visitor Program" Report Looks at Who Comes from Where. 

www.ice.gov

 

ACT Finds There is an Untapped Pool of Students Interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) But Who Don't End Up Pursuing It.

http://www.act.org/newsroom/releases/view.php?lang=english&p=3079

 

The Documentary Film, "First Generation" Will Make National Tour in Event Called "Go College," Sponsored by Wells Fargo. See Web Site for List of 10 Cities.

http://www.firstgenerationfilm.com/

 

"High School Grades Matter Most in College Admissions," According to New Survey From NACAC.  

http://www.nacacnet.org/media-center/PressRoom/2014/Pages/SOCA2013.aspx

 

In His State of the Union Speech, President Obama Calls for Greater Support for Access to College, Early Childhood Education and Job Training Programs. See Text or Video of Speech.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/01/28/president-barack-obamas-state-union-address

College Endowments Went Up in 2013, New Study Finds.

http://www.nacubo.org/Research/Research_News/College_and_university_endowments_returned_117_percent_in_FY13_according_to_the_2013_NACUBO-Commonfund_Study_of_Endowments.html

 

Deadline Near for High School Women Who Want to Apply for NASA's Aerospace Scholars Program.

http://www.wish.aerospacescholars.org/

 

Early College Students More Likely to Enroll in College, New Study Finds.

http://www.air.org/files/AIR_ECHSI_Impact_Study_Report-_NSC_Update_01-14-14.pdf

 

Indeed, Liberal Arts Majors Fare Well Over the Long Run Compared to Other Majors, New Report States.

http://secure2.aacu.org/store/detail.aspx?id=LASCIEMPL

 

 

"The complete education gives one not only power of concentration, but worthy objectives upon which to concentrate. The broad education will, therefore, transmit to one not only the accumulated knowledge of the race but also the accumulated experience of social living." Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

The Christian Science Monitor Reports on "How Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook Changed College Admissions."

http://www.csmonitor.com/Innovation/2014/0116/How-LinkedIn-Twitter-and-Facebook-changed-college-admissions

 

National Summit on College Affordability to be Streamed Live January 16 Starting at 9 a.m.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/live

 

White House Announces New Promise Zones Initiative That Includes Partnerships With Local Colleges.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/01/08/fact-sheet-president-obama-s-promise-zones-initiative 

 

The New GED Test Released January 2 with Increased Connections to College and Career Readiness.

http://www.gedtestingservice.com/educators/home

 

Happy New Year! And Welcome Back. COLLEGE BOUND's January 2014 Issue is Online. Check Out the Current Issues.

 

Happy Holidays. Peace on Earth. Good Will to All.

The Editors of COLLEGE BOUND.

 

"The False Promise of 'Holistic' Admissions." An Article in the December 17 issue of The Atlantic.

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2013/12/the-false-promise-of-holistic-college-admissions/282432/

 

People are Talking About... "When the First in a Family Go to College" from Minnesota Public Radio.

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/12/05/daily-circuit-first-college

 

College Enrollment Declines for Second Year in a Row, According to New Report Out Today, December 12.

http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/about/media_center/press_releases/files/release_2013-12-12c.pdf

 

U.S. Dept. of Ed Highlights the Features in its New Financial Aid Toolkit.

http://www.ed.gov/blog/2013/

 

Time Magazine Reports on "The High School Guidance Counselor Shortage."

http://nation.time.com/2013/12/03/the-high-school-guidance-counselor-shortage/

 

Student Debt Climbs for the Class of 2012.

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/Student_Debt_and_the_Class_of_2012_NR.pdf

 

International Test Scores Released with Rankings. U.S. Students are... "Average." See Full Report for Details.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2014024

 

"Does Education Pay?" New Analysis in Issues in Science and Technology.

http://www.issues.org/30.1/mark.html

 

Will Getting Into College Be Easier in the Future? The Los Angeles Times Takes a Look.

http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-college-applications-20131126,0,5661470.story#axzz2m4lm1dl6

  

Moody's States that 40 Percent of Colleges Face Declining or Stagnant Tuition Revenue and Enrollment.

https://www.moodys.com/research/Moodys-New-Survey-Finds-Over-40-of-Universities-Face-Falling--PR_287436#

 

U.S. News and World Report Releases Its Rankings of "Best Colleges for Veterans." 

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/veterans

 

The Number of International Students at U.S. Colleges and Universities Increases Seven Percent, Says "Open Doors" Study.

http://www.iie.org/en/Who-We-Are/News-and-Events/Press-Center/Press-Releases/2013/2013-11-11-Open-Doors-Data

 

Word to the Wise: "Colleges May Love You GPA, Then They Saw Your Tweets," The New York Times Reports.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/business/they-loved-your-gpa-then-they-saw-your-tweets.html?adxnnl=1&src=recg&adxnnlx=1384103112-sE8x9ZHxfAcr6wNyZMuw5Q

 

The Nation's Report Card on Reading and Mathematics Released. Hispanic and Female Students Do Better in Math. Male Student Scores Remain Flat.

http://nationsreportcard.gov/reading_math_2013/#/executive-summary

 

College Summit Calls for New Programs and Policies to Help Students Become "Smart Shoppers."

http://www.collegesummit.org/files/SmartShoppersPDF.pdf

 

People Are Talking About..."Robots or Aliens as Parents" in The New York Times Sunday, An Article on the "Creativity" in College Admissions Essays.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/03/education/robots-or-aliens-as-parents-colleges-gauge-applicants-creativity.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20131103&_r=0

 

The Jack Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program is Now Open. Deadline: November 5.

http://www.jkcf.org/

 

The Council of Independent Colleges Launches a New Campaign for a Liberal Arts Education.

http://www.cic.edu/Research-and-Data/Liberal-Arts/Campaign/Pages/default.aspx

 

Graduation Rates for Athletes Continue to Rise, According to New Figures from the NCAA.

http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/ncaa/resources/latest+news/2013/october/division+i+student-athletes+make+the+grade

 

Tuition Increases for In-State Students at Public Universities Lowest in 30 Years. This Stat and Others Are in the College Board's Latest Survey of Tuition Trends.

http://trends.collegeboard.org/sites/default/files/college-pricing-2013-full-report.pdf

 

New Report Argues That Low-Income Students Need to Apply for Financial Aid Earlier Than They Do Now for Full Benefit.

http://www.nasfaa.org/ppy-report.aspx

 

The Common Application Reports on Efforts to Improve its System and Begins Daily Updates of Progress.

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Statement-of-Commitment.html?soid=1102398051782&aid=X9QXaEnmdLQ

 

The New York Times "Room for Debate" on... Study Abroad. Worthwhile or a Waste of Time?

http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/10/17/should-more-americans-study-abroad

 

How to Help Students See That Setbacks are Temporary.

http://www.npr.org/2013/10/16/235188760/why-college-freshman-may-feel-like-imposters-on-campus

 

The Daily Beast Releases its Own College Rankings Based on Graduation Rates, Affordability and Future Earnings. 

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/10/16/college-rankings-2013-daily-beast-guide-to-the-best-colleges.html

 

Private College Tuition Rates Increase 3.6 Percent.

http://www.naicu.edu/printVersion/print_default.asp?sectionID=11&ID=1919&iPage=1

 

Where Will Students from Around the World Study in the Coming Years? The U.S. is Still a Top Destination. But China is Coming on Strong, a New Report Suggests. 

http://ihe.britishcouncil.org/news/press-release-uk-set-remain-one-world%E2%80%99s-most-popular-study-destinations-new-report-predicts

 

A Washington Post Poll Finds Americans Less Likely to Believe a College Education is Part of the 'American Dream.'

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/10/01/fewer-people-view-college-education-as-part-of-american-dream/

 

MIT's President Speaks Out in Time Magazine on the Impact of Online Learning.

http://nation.time.com/2013/09/26/online-learning-will-make-college-cheaper-it-will-also-make-it-better/#ixzz2gQLEcbcw

 

The Default Rate on Federal Student Loans Continues to Rise, U.S. Dept of Ed Reports. 

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/default-rates-continue-rise-federal-student-loans 

  

How a Government Shutdown Would Impact Higher Education.

http://chronicle.com/article/How-a-Government-Shutdown/141987/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

U.S. Department o Education Offers New Guidance to Admissions Officers on Increasing Racial Diversity at Colleges.

http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201309.html

 

Only 43 Percent of SAT Takers Prepared for College Level Work.

http://www.press.collegeboard.com  

McGraw Prize in Education Awarded September 24 Honors Educators Promoting Access to Higher Education

http://media.mhfi.com/documents/2013+McGraw+Prize+PressRelease+Final+09+18+2013.pdf 

America's High School Counselor's Struggle to Meet Student Needs. U.S. News and World Report Story.

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/09/16/lack-of-funds-leave-school-counselors-struggling-to-find-balance

 

Northeastern University Survey Finds Employers Want College Graduates Who Can Write and Communicate.

http://www.northeastern.edu/innovationsurvey/pdfs/Northeastern_University_Innovation_Imperative_Higher_Ed_Outcomes_Poll_Deck_FINAL_Delivered.pdf

 

Graduate School Enrollment Increases Slightly, Thanks to the Increase of Foreign Student Enrollment. 

http://www.cgsnet.org/graduate-schools-report-slight-growth-new-students-fall-2012

 

U.S. News and World Report Releases its Annual Rankings.

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings?int=a557e6

 

Congressional Budget Office Outlines Options for Changing Pell Grant Program. New Report.

http://cbo.gov/publication/44448

 

New Report Argues the Need for People Trained in the Humanities Has Never Been Greater.

https://www.juniorachievement.org/documents/20009/20652/JA-2013-Teens-and-Careers-Survey.pdf/6cf938c6-ccc4-4fa7-bae5-30a13a2fa982

 

New Survey Finds Teen Interest in STEM Areas is Declining While There is an Increase in Need in the Fields.

https://www.juniorachievement.org/documents/20009/20652/JA-2013-Teens-and-Careers-Survey.pdf/6cf938c6-ccc4-4fa7-bae5-30a13a2fa982

 

New Analysis Finds State Appropriations to Higher Ed Inch Upward. See State-by-State Report. 

http://www.aascu.org/policy/publications/aascu-special-reports/StateOutlookJuly2013.pdf

 

Yet, It's Not Just Students Who Have Debt. Public Universities Have  a Problem, Too, According to New Report.

 http://www.scholarsstrategynetwork.org/sites/default/files/ssn_key_findings_eaton_and_habinek_on_public_universities_wall_street_problem.pdf

 

President Obama Outlines His Plan to Combat Rising College Costs. 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2013/08/22/president-obama-explains-his-plan-combat-rising-college-costs

 

Are Students Prepared for College and Careers? Some Are, Others Not So Well. See New ACT Report.

http://www.act.org/newsroom/data/2013/index.html

 

CollegeWeekLIVE Hosts Virtual College Fair for International Students, Tomorrow, August 21. See,

http://www.collegeweeklive.com/internationalday/?refcode=INT_INTSTUDENTS_EMAIL_INT_DAY_FALLAUG13

 

Who Has the "Coolest" Colleges?

http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201309/coolschools/

 

Eastern Europe Has an Influx of Medical Students. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/12/world/europe/medical-students-head-to-eastern-Europe.html?hpw&_r=0

 

Four Out of Five College Students are Working Their Way Through School, according to new Citigroup and Seventeen Magazine Survey, and Paying for Much of Their Own Expenses.  

http://www.citigroup.com/citi/news/2013/130807a.htm 

 

Students Who Complete Certificates or Two-Year Degree Programs are More Likely to Get a Bachelor's Degree, According to New Study.

http://research.studentclearinghouse.org/

 

Safest Colleges in America? StateUniversity.com creates its own list.

http://www.stateuniversity.com/rank/safety_score_rank.html

 

Federal Student Loans Now 3.86 Percent; Will Rise and Fall with Market Rates.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2013/0731/House-approves-student-loan-compromise-reducing-interest-rates

 

One in Three U.S. Adults are Helping with College Expenses and 71 Percent are Worried About the Burden, New Survey Finds.

http://www.mainstreet.com/article/moneyinvesting/education-planning/5-ways-solve-college-sticker-shock

 

After a Decade of Growth, College Enrollment Declines. The New York Times Describes the Impact. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/26/education/in-a-recovering-economy-a-decline-in-college-enrollment.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130726&_r=0

 

Too Many Low-Income "College-Indending" Students Fail to Enroll in College Following Their Senior Year of High School, According to New Harvard Study

http://scholar.harvard.edu/files/bencastleman/files/castleman_and_page_-_trickle_or_torrent_ssq_final_manuscript_-_02-06-13.pdf

 

A New Sallie Mae Report Called "How America Pays for College," Notes Families Face Unexpected Expenses.

https://www.salliemae.com/assets/Core/how-America-pays/howamericapays2013.pdf

 

Federal Student Loan Debt of Current Borrowers Tops One Trillion Dollars, According to New Government Report.

http://www.consumerfinance.gov/speeches/student-debt-swells-federal-loans-now-top-a-trillion/

 

U.S. Senators Reach Agreement on Student Loans, Sort of, With Vote Expected New Week. See Article About the Development in The Washington Post

 http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senators-again-close-to-a-deal-on-student-loan-interest-rates-aides-say/2013/07/18/4ed467f4-efa2-11e2-a1f9-ea873b7e0424_story.html

 

College Graduation Rates of Minorities Improving, New Analysis by Education Trust Finds.

http://www.edtrust.org/print/3864

 

Highly-Selective Colleges Offering Pricey Summer Programs, Chicago Tribune Article Reports. 

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-wp-blm-news-bc-college-summer17-20130717,0,3187126.story

 

What International Students Study, And Where. Details of New Report Can be Found Below.

http://www.nfap.com/pdf/New%20NFAP%20Policy%20Brief%20The%20Importance%20of%20International%20Students%20to%20America,%20July%202013.pdf

 

States Increasingly Award Aid Based on Need and Merit, New Report Finds, to Increase Retention Rates.

http://www.nassgap.org/viewrepository.aspx?categoryID=351#

 

Bill to Stem Increase in Student Loan Interest Rate Fails. See The Washington Post report.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-student-loan-interest-rate-bill-fails-on-procedural-vote/2013/07/10/fb88cf16-e96d-11e2-8f22-de4bd2a2bd39_story.html

 

State Lawmakers Urged to Reform Higher Education in New Report. See What is Recommended. 

http://www.aei.org/files/2013/07/02/-taking-charge_103835525600.pdf

 

Turning Tuition On Its Head, Oregon's Radical New State Plan.

http://portlandtribune.com/pt/9-news/129907-tuition-debt-proposal-pays-it-forward

 

Working Your Way Through College? It is Not Easy for Today's Students.

http://www.jsonline.com/news/education/working-your-way-through-college-doesnt-add-up-for-todays-students-b9922857z1-209807931.html?

 

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Case Back to the States. See The New York Times Analysis.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/25/us/affirmative-action-decision.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130625&_r=0

 

Student Loan Interst Rates Set to Go Up July 1. See An Analysis in The Chronicle of Higher Ed.

http://chronicle.com/article/Interest-Rate-Jump-Would-Cost/139955/?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

  

New Report Makes the Case for Liberal Arts.

http://humanitiescommission.org/

 

College Attainment is Not Meeting Workforce Needs. Lumina Foundation Sets New Goals.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/newsroom/news_releases/2013-06-13.html

 

America's "Best" High Schools, According to Newsweek and The Daily Beast.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/features/2013/americas-best-high-schools.html

 

People are Talking About... A New Forbes Article Arguing That Online Education Will the Next "Bubble" to Pop?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/johntamny/2013/06/09/online-education-will-be-the-next-bubble-to-pop-not-traditional-university-learning/

 

"Significant" Numbers of Students Attend Multiple Colleges on their Path to College Success. New ACT Report.

http://www.act.org/readinessreality/13/pdf/Reality-of-College-Readiness-2013.pdf

 

FYI... The NCAA Recognizes 976 Teams for Academic Excellence. See Who is on the List.

http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/ncaa/resources/latest+news/2013/may/ncaa+honors+academic+excellence+in+division+i

 

Siemens Competition for High School Students on Math, Science and Technology is Now Open. Deadline: September 30.

http://siemens.collegeboard.org/about/student-eligibility

 

In a New Report, The Century Foundation Calls for Reorganizing Community Colleges.

http://www.tcf.org/work/education/detail/task-force-community-colleges-on-path-to-separate-and-unequal/

 

People are Talking About... The New York Times Story on the Limited Access of Poor Students to Public Universities.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/31/education/college-slots-for-poorer-students-still-limited.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130531&_r=0

 

New Ranking of Universities in Latin America Announced.

http://www.topuniversities.com/latin-american-rankings

 

Costs and Completion Rates at the Nation's Colleges, A New Report from the National Center for Education Statistics.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2013/2013289.pdf

 

College Graduates Not as Diverse as Student Body, New Report from the American Council on Education.

http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Demographics-of-College-Graduates.aspx

 

College Enrollment Fell This Spring, New Report Says.

http://research.studentclearinghouse.org/files/TermEnrollmentReport-Spring2013.pdf

 

The Washington Post Reports St. Mary's College of Maryland is Accepting Late Applications.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/st-marys-college-short-about-150-freshmen-plans-for-budget-cuts/2013/05/13/4b0fa1c8-bbff-11e2-89c9-3be8095fe767_story.html

 

New America Foundation Claims Colleges are Leaving Poor Students Behind. http://higheredwatch.newamerica.net/blogposts/2013/undermining_pell_how_colleges_compete_for_wealthy_students_and_leave_the_low_income_b

 

Rising Student Loan Debt Impacts Economy, A New Report Claims.

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201305_cfpb_rfi-report_student-loans.pdf

 

How Colleges Reduce Costs with Financial Aid. A Wall Street Journal Report. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324582004578461450531723268.html

 

Lest You Wondered.... The Value of a College Degree. A New York Times Analysis.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/04/business/college-graduates-fare-well-in-jobs-market-even-through-recession.html?ref=education&_r=1&

 

Space Available with Financial Aid at 210 Colleges, Public and Private, According to NACAC's 2013 Survey.

http://www.nacacnet.org/media-center/PressRoom/2013/Pages/SASresults.aspx

 

As College Applications Increase, So Does Indecision. Listen to an NPR Report.

http://www.npr.org/2013/05/01/180240196/decision-day-high-school-seniors-secure-spots-in-college-with-deposits

 

"Colleges Adapt Online Courses to Ease Burden," The New York Times Reports.

"http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/30/education/colleges-adapt-online-courses-to-ease-burden.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130430&_r=0

 

"10 Ways to Pay Less for College," From Forbes.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2013/04/23/10-ways-to-pay-less-for-college/?ss=strategies-solutions

 

U.S. News and World Report Releases its Rankings of "Best" High Schools.

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools

 

ACT Finds Continued Gap Between High School Preparation and College Expectations.

http://www.act.org/newsroom/releases/view.php?lang=english&p=2803

 

New Tool for Comparing Financial Aid and College Costs from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

http://www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college/compare-financial-aid-and-college-cost/

 

"Is the International Student "Bubble" About to Pop?" A Chronicle of Higher Education Blog.

http://chronicle.com/blogs/worldwise/is-the-international-education-bubble-about-to-pop/32099?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

"How Much Does College Really Cost?" The Folks at Kiplinger Have an Answer.

http://www.kiplinger.com/article/college/T042-C000-S002-how-much-does-college-really-cost.html

 

First Look: President Obama's Budget for Education.

http://www.ed.gov/budget14

 

Parade Magazine Lists 10 Reasons Why It Is Okay to Get Rejected from a College.

http://www.parade.com/3234/dannyrubin/college-prep-why-its-ok-to-get-rejected-from-your-dream-school/

 

"Panel Calls for Overhauling Student Grants," Wall Street Journal Reports.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323820304578411071860598516.html?mod=WSJ_WSJ_US_News_5

 

International Student Applications to Graduate Schools Decline.

http://www.cgsnet.org/cgs-international-survey-report-applications

 

Threat of Debt Driving U.S. Families Away from Private Universities, According to The Guardian.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2013/apr/04/student-debt-threat-private-university

 

New York Daily News Reports Parents Aae Calling Colleges to Learn Why Their Child was Rejected.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/nyu-admissions-ambassadors-deluged-rejected-demanding-answers-article-1.1305956

 

Economic Impact of Recession on Higher Education in European Countries. New European Commission Report. 

http://ec.europa.eu/education/news/20130321_en.htm

 

Certificates Fastest Growing Credential in Postsecondary Education,

New York Times Article Says.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/19/education/financial-aid-is-scarce-for-job-training-certificates.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&ref=education&adxnnlx=1363701746-%2003P10VW4385QSZk6iqKwA&

 

Speaking of Sports... "The 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Centers," Ranked by Best College Reviews.

http://www.bestcollegereviews.org/features/the-25-most-amazing-campus-student-recreation-centers/

 

"College Hopes and Worries," The Princeton Review Releases its Latest Survey of Parents and Students.

 http://www.princetonreview.com/college-hopes-worries.aspx

 

Every State But Two is Spending Less on Students for Higher Education Since the Recession Began, New Report Finds.

 http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=3927

 

The Carnegie Foundation Finds "Dramatic Success" in New Way of  Teaching Developmental Math to Community College Students.

http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/newsroom/press-releases/dramatic-success-community-college-developmental-math

 

"Best Graduate Schools," According to U.S. News.

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools

 

"Top Students ,Too, Aren't Always Ready for College." A Chronicle of Higher Education "Commentary."

http://chronicle.com/article/Top-Students-Too-Arent/137821/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

"A Dangerous 'New Normal' in College Debt." A New York Times Op Ed.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/09/opinion/blow-a-dangerous-new-normal-in-college-debt.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130309&_r=0

 

Students Lack Information About Study Abroad, According to New Survey.

http://ihe.britishcouncil.org/educationintelligence/broadening-horizons

 

Tuition Accounts for Greater Portion of State Public Higher Education Revenue, New State Finance Study Finds.

http://www.sheeo.org/sites/default/files/publications/SHEF-FY12.pdf

 

Women Make Up Majority of Students in Colleges Worldwide.

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2013022612105131

 

The Chronicle of Higher Education Takes a Look at How the "Sequestration" Might Impact Students.

http://chronicle.com/article/Sequestration-Presents/137617/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

A Look at Who is Graduating in Various States. New Signature Report.

http://www.studentclearinghouse.info/signature/4state/NSC_Signature_Report_4-StateLevel.pdf 

 

Two-Thirds of American Families Don't Have a Plan for Saving for College, New SallieMae Survey Finds.

https://www.salliemae.com/about/news_info/research/how-america-saves/

 

College High School Graduation Rate is Up, New Report Finds, Noting Strengths and Weaknesses in Schools. 

http://www.civicenterprises.net/MediaLibrary/Docs/Building-A-Grad-Nation-Report-2013_Full_v1.pdf

 

The AP Report to the Nation, from the College Board.

http://apreport.collegeboard.org/

 

Council for Aid to Education Reports Colleges Raised $31 Billion Dollars Last Year, a 2.3 Percent Increase. See List of Who Raised What.

http://www.cae.org/content/pdf/VSE_2012_Press_Release.pdf

 

Where Did US Presidents Go to College? See Link Below. And, Happy Presidents Day.

http://www.presidentsusa.net/collegelisting.html

 

Philadelphia Inquirer Reports on, "Getting Into Elite Colleges Through Community Colleges."

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/20130217_Getting_into_elite_universities_-_through_community_colleges.html

 

New Report from Excelencia in Education Calls for Rethinking the Way Financial Aid is Distributed to Latinos.

http://www.edexcelencia.org/sites/default/files/latinolens_excelenciawhitepaperfeb2013.pdf

 

Following the State of the Union Address, The White House Releases a "College Scorecard."

http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/higher-education/college-score-card

 

The Institute for College Access and Success Issues Recommendations for Simplifying the Financial Aid Process.

http://www.projectonstudentdebt.org/

 

Americans Still Believe in Higher Ed, But Question its Quality, New Survey Finds.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/Americas_Call_for_Higher_Education_Redesign.pdf

 

Supporting Men of Color Along the Educational Pipeline. A New Policy Brief.

http://www.pathwaystocollege.net/uploadedFiles/Pathways_To_College_Network/About_Us/Pathways_Publications/Supporting%20Men%20of%20Color%20January%202013.pdf

 

Can Scholarships Improve Student Success? A New Research Report from MDRC.

http://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/Can%20Scholarships%20Alone%20Help%20Students%20Succeed%20Full%20Report_1_0.pdf

 

College Presidents Call for Greater Attention to College Retention, National Commission on Higher Education Open Letter.

http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/National-Commission-on-Higher-Education-Attainment.aspx

 

College Dropout Rate National Crisis, New Report Charges. http://americandream2-0.com/

 

The Top Ten Higher Education Policy Issues of 2012, New AASCU Report. 

http://www.aascu.org/policy/publications/policy-matters/topten2013.pdf

 

Athletic Departments Spend Three to Six Times More on Students Than Academic Departments, New Report Claims.

http://www.deltacostproject.org/pdfs/DeltaCostAIR_AthleticAcademic_Spending_IssueBrief.pdf

 

U.S. News and World Report Releases Rankings of Online Programs.

http://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/articles/2013/01/14/us-news-ranks-2013-best-online-education-programs

 

Tips from Kiplinger's on Filing for Financial Aid.

http://www.kiplinger.com/article/college/T042-C000-S002-early-birds-grab-the-financial-aid.html

 

High School Graduating Classes in the Future Will be More Diverse.

http://www.wiche.edu/news/release/16626

 

College Graduates Weathered the Recession Better Than Those Without Degrees.

http://www.pewstates.org/research/reports/how-much-protection-does-a-college-degree-afford-85899440520

 

Online Education Continues to Grow, New Survey Finds.

http://sloanconsortium.org/news_press/january2013_new-study-over-67-million-students-learning-online

 

Re-imagining College Financial Aid. A New Policy Report.

http://www.ihep.org/assets/files/publications/m-r/reimagining-aid-design-and-delivery-final-january-2013.pdf

 

"12 Insider Tricks to Pay for College." An Article from Forbes. 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/baldwin/2013/01/02/12-insider-tricks-to-pay-for-college/

 

Congress Averts Fiscal Cliff and its Impact on Higher Education, The Chronicle of Higher Education Reports.

http://chronicle.com/article/Congress-OKs-Deal-to-Head-Off/136407/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

Happy New Year! And Thanks to Our Subscribers for Being With Us in 2012! See You in 2013!

 

For Low-Income Students, Going to College Seemingly Impossible Task. A New York Times Report.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/23/education/poor-students-struggle-as-class-plays-a-greater-role-in-success.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20121223&_r=0

 

Top Public Colleges and Universities, According to Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/best-values-in-public-colleges-2013/1.html

 

Speaking of Rankings.... U.S. News and World Report Talks with Admissions Deans.

http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/college-rankings-blog/2012/12/20/us-news-talks-rankings-higher-ed-trends-with-admissions-deans

 

Happy Holidays to All.

 

New Study Questions College Placement Tests.

http://www.nagb.org/content/nagb/assets/documents/commission/researchandresources/test-and-cut-scores-used-for-student-placement-in-postsecondary-education-fall-2011.pdf

 

The Wall Street Journal Suggests Six Places to Look for Financial Aid.

http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/12/19/six-places-to-look-for-college-funding-if-you-cant-get-merit-aid/

 

A State sand National Analysis on the Benefits of Going to College.

http://live.sheeo.gotpantheon.com/resources/publications/economic-benefit-postsecondary-degrees

 

College Enrollment Declined This Fall, According to New Research.

http://research.studentclearinghouse.org/files/TermEnrollmentEstimate-Fall2012.pdf

 

Treasury Department Makes a New Case for College.

http://www.treasury.gov/connect/blog/Documents/20121212_Economics%20of%20Higher%20Ed_vFINAL.pdf

 

Few Families Use 529 Plans, According to New Government Report.

http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-64

 

New Ranking of Colleges from StateUniversity.com

http://www.stateuniversity.com/rank/score_rank.html

 

Half of High-Achieving Low-Income Students Do Not Apply to Selective Colleges or Universities. 

http://papers.nber.org/papers/w18586?utm_campaign=ntw&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ntw

 

College Dropout "Crisis." The Atlantic Monthly Reports.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/12/dropouts-colleges-37-million-person-crisis-and-how-to-solve-it/265916/

 

New Report Calls for Overhaul of Student Aid System.

http://www.collegeaccess.org/ROIfromFSA

 

Report Calls for Using Feedback from Students to Improve Information About College Pricing.

http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/higher-education/report/2012/12/03/46306/improving-the-college-scorecard/

 

New Poll Finds that Americans (Still) Believe in Higher Ed, But Want the Institutions to Innovate to Compete on the Global Stage.

http://www.northeastern.edu/news/2012/11/innovation-summit/

 

What is the State of College Admissions? NACAC Publishes its Annual Survey.

http://www.nacacnet.org/research/PublicationsResources/Marketplace/research/Pages/StateofCollegeAdmission.aspx

 

Students Describe Their Experiences at Community Colleges.

http://www.wested.org/cs/we/view/rs/1268

 

U.S. Dept. of Ed Releases New High School Graduation Rates, State by State.

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/states-report-new-high-school-graduation-rates-using-more-accurate-common-measur

 

State Use of Merit Aid Doesn't Keep Students In State Post-Graduation After All, New Study Finds.

http://www.nber.org/papers/w18530

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Have a Great Weekend.

 

Financial Stress Impacting Academics, According to New National Survey of Student Engagement Report.

http://nsse.iub.edu/html/annual_results.cfm

 

Scholarships for Students Attempting to Stop Hunger in America. Deadline Looming.

http://www.sodexofoundation.org/hunger_us/scholarships/scholarships.asp

 

Court Strikes Down Michigan's Affirmative Action.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/15/university-of-michigan-affirmative-action_n_2139484.html

 

A Number of State Universities Propose Freezing Tuition.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/11/11/state-universities-tuition-freeze-budget-cuts/1698379/

 

Enrollment of International Students Increases on College Campuses This Fall. An Institute of International Education Snapshot Survey.

http://www.iie.org/Who-We-Are/News-and-Events/Press-Center/Press-Releases/2012/11-13-2012-Open-Doors-Fall-Survey-International-Students

 

CollegeWeek Live: Virtual College Tour Available All Day Today, November 13.

http://www.collegeweeklive.com/en_CA/br/International_Student/refcode=INT_INTSTUDENT_DAYOFSHOW_EMAIL_EDUSA?utm_source=streamsend&utm_medium=email&utm_content=17399031&utm_campaign=Meet%2520200%2520U.S.%2520Colleges%2520%2526amp%253B%2520Universities%2520Online%2520Today

 

Honoring Veterans and Their Families with Scholarship Opportunities. Happy Veteran's Day.

http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-scholarship-coach/2012/11/08/honor-veterans-day-by-sharing-these-scholarship-opportunities

 

It's American Education Week Around the Country, Nov. 11-17.

http://www.nea.org/grants/19823.htm

 

NACAC Posts List of Colleges With Revised Deadlines Due to Hurricane Sandy.

http://www.nacacnet.org/media-center/Documents/HurricaneSandy.pdf

 

If Colleges Want Students Who are College Ready, Colleges Need to Work with Elementary and Secondary Schools, New Report Argues.

http://www.aascu.org/CollegeReadiness/

 

"How Candidates with Ties to Higher Education Fared in the Election." A Chronicle of Higher Education Report.

http://chronicle.com/blogs/decision2012/2012/11/07/how-candidates-with-ties-to-higher-education-fared-in-the-election/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

An Increasing Number of Young Adults Have Completed College.

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/11/05/record-shares-of-young-adults-have-finished-both-high-school-and-college/

 

More College Students on Food Stamps? Question of Aid?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/therootdc/post/food-stamps-once-associated-with-the-poor-now-commonly-used-among-college-students/2012/11/05/36971aee-275f-11e2-b4f2-8320a9f00869_blog.html

 

Report on Colleges Extending Deadlines Because of Hurricane Sandy.

http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/10/30/colleges-relax-november-early-admissions-deadlines-because-sandy/w3GZt4rPUzAR7wIOSOiauO/story.html

 

Some Colleges on East Coast Remain Closed, The Chronicle of Higher Education Reports.

http://chronicle.com/article/Hurricane-Sandy-Deals-Powerful/135482/?cid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en

 

NACAC Cancels Some East Coast College Fairs Because of the Weather and Asks Colleges to be Bend Deadlines as Needed.

http://www.nacacnet.org/media-center/Pages/weather-advisory.aspx

 

For Parents (and Others), This Piece from Boston NPR Will Make You Smile. Have a Good Weekend.

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2012/10/19/college-application-season-sharon-brody

 

How Much is a College Degree Worth? The Atlantic Monthly Has a Few Ideas.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/10/how-much-is-your-college-degree-worth-let-the-census-folks-tell-you/263828/

 

Kiplinger's "Best Values in Private Colleges 2012-13."

http://www.kiplinger.com/reports/best-college-values/

 

Tuition Increases at Public Universities Has Slowed Down; But This Year Financial Aid is Slowing Down as Well, Says New College Board Report. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

 

U.S.News Releases its Version of World University Rankings.

http://www.usnews.com/education/worlds-best-universities-rankings

 

College Student Debt Increases, Again, New Report Claims.

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/classof2011.pdf 

 

Broad Coalition Calls for Greater "Career Readiness."

http://www.careerreadynow.org/wp/

 

Students Who Take College Classes While Still in High School are More Likely to Graduate from College New Report Finds. 

http://www.jff.org/publications/education/taking-college-courses-high-school-strat/1475

 

What is the Future of Liberal Arts Colleges? New Article in Liberal Education.

http://www.aacu.org/liberaleducation/le-su12/baker_baldwin_makker.cfm

 

Student Loan Borrowers Have Lacked Guidance, New Report Says.

http://younginvincibles.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/PUB_Student_Loan_Borrowers_1012.pdf

 

"Emerging Adults" Believe College is Ticket to Success, New Survey Finds.

http://news.clarku.edu/news/2012/05/15/new-clark-survey-of-emerging-adults-reveals-views-on-education/

 

Census Bureau Calculates Likely Earnings for Different Degrees.

http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/acsbr11-10.pdf

 

Supreme Court Looks at Affirmative Action Today.

http://www.businessweek.com/ap/2012-10-09/high-court-looks-at-race-in-college-admissions

 

Benefits of College Outweigh Costs, Says New Report.

http://www.hamiltonproject.org/papers/regardless_of_the_cost_college_still_matters/

 

Edutopia's Guide to Applying for Financial Aid.

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/guide-to-college-financial-aid-tanya-knight

 

Private College Tuition Up; Financial Aid Up Even More So....

http://www.naicu.edu/news_room/detail/private-college-tuition-increases-slow-to-lowest-rate-in-at-least-four-decades

 

National Association of College Admissions Counselors Convenes in Denver; Webcasts Available.

http://www.nacacnet.org/events/2012/Pages/default.aspx

 

Public Colleges and Universities Pledge to Increase College Completion Numbers.

http://www.aplu.org/page.aspx?pid=2529

 

A New York Times Opinion Piece on the College Rankings.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/29/opinion/nocera-the-silly-list-everyone-cares-about.html

 

Student Aid Default Rate Rises Dramatically.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012/09/28/college-students-defaulting-at-record-rate/57851078/1

 

The Schott Foundation Reports on the Disturbing Graduation Rates of Minority Males in the 50 States.

http://www.blackboysreport.org/

 

One in Five American Households Have Student Loan Debt.

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/09/26/a-record-one-in-five-households-now-owe-student-loan-debt/

 

Only 43 Percent of College-Bound Seniors Ready for College, But Completing Core Curriculum Makes a Difference.

http://press.collegeboard.org/sat?affiliateId=cbhomehero&bannerId=cbs2012-Slot1

 

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Honors Heroes September 28 and CB Notes There is a Scholarship for Students Who have Lost a Parent or Guardian to Cancer. Deadline Approaching.

http://ww5.komen.org/ResearchGrants/CollegeScholarshipAward.html

 

Princeton Review Names the Top Entrepreneurial Colleges.

http://www.princetonreview.com/top-entrepreneurial-colleges.aspx

 

By Presidential Proclamation: National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Begins September 23. National Conference September 25-28. 

http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/whhbcu/files/2012/03/2012-HBCU-Week-Conference-Program-web.pdf

 

What is Your State Doing to Prepare Students for College and Careers? A New 50-state Report.

http://www.achieve.org/201250StateReportNewsRelease

 

Scholastic Art and Writing Scholarship Competition Begins.

http://www.artandwriting.org/

 

NYU Raises Record Amount for Financial Aid.

http://nyunews.com/index.php/2012/09/17/aid/

 

And, Where are the Best Colleges in the World? See the Latest List of Top Universities. 

http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2012

 

U.S. News and World Reports Releases its Rankings of "Best" National Universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, Regional Universities. 

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges

 

Kilplinger Names the "Worst" College Majors....

http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/10-worst-college-majors-for-your-career/11.html

 

The Aspen Institute Names the "Best" Community Colleges in America. 

http://www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/aspen-prize

 

New College Rankings with the Alumni in Mind.

https://www.alumnifactor.com/

 

Applications Decline at Top Business Schools.

http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-09-07/at-top-business-schools-an-mba-application-drought

 

U.S. Dept. of Ed Provides New Checklist for Preparing for College--Grade-by-Grade.

 http://studentaid.ed.gov/prepare-for-college/checklists?sf5708587=1#checklists

 

New Court Ruling on Aid to Children of Illegal Immigrants.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/06/us/florida-and-new-jersey-courts-aid-illegal-immigrants-college-bound-children.html?_r=1

 

College Essay Writing Tips.

http://www.veritasprep.com/writing-an-a-plus-admissions-essay/

 

Seven Financial Aid Pitfalls.

http://community.nasdaq.com/News/2012-09/7-pitfalls-to-avoid-when-paying-for-college.aspx?storyid=169537

 

Beloit College's 2012 "Mindset List" of What Today's Freshman Have Never (or Always) Known.

http://www.beloit.edu/mindset/2012/

 

Happy Labor Day. Have A Great School Year!

 

Washington Monthly Magazine Releases its College Rankings, Asking What Colleges Are Doing for Their Country.

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/college_guide/feature/_introduction_jobs_are_not.php

 

New Web Site Created to Post Academic Research on Higher Education.

http://www.policydirect.org

 

New Scholarship Program Announced for Hispanic Students.

http://www.nhcsl.org/news/july-30-2012.php

 

People are Talking About: New Shopping Sheet for Figuring Out Financial Aid.

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/obama-administration-and-consumer-financial-protection-bureau-partner-promote-tr

 

New Federal Government Web Site Launched on Financial Aid.

http://studentaid.ed.gov/

 

New Report on Student Debt and the Story of the Private Student Loans.

http://files.consumerfinance.gov/f/201207_cfpb_Reports_Private-Student-Loans.pdf

 

The Characteristics and Experiences of Immigrant and Second-Generation Students. New 29-page Federal Report.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012213.pdf

 

How Many Students Enrolled in What Degree Programs and What Did It All Cost. New Data from the Federal Government.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012289.pdf

 

Wall Street Journal Reports That Some Colleges, Faced With Their Own Financial Woes, Are Pulling Back on Aid.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303612804577528770015146982.html

 

How ACT Scores Influence College Choice. New Report from ACT.

http://www.act.org/emtrends/12/index.html

 

China and India on Track to Produce 40 Percent of B.A. Degrees Worldwide by 2020. New OECD Report.

http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/62/53/50495363.pdf

 

What Does It Mean for a College to "Be Affordable?" ( Or Not.) New Issue Brief.

http://www.ihep.org/assets/files/publications/g-l/(Issue_Brief)_Is_College_Affordable_July_2012.pdf

 

New Loan Counseling Tool Available from U.S. Dept. of Ed.

https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action

 

Applications to Universities in England Decline. 

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=420520&c=1

 

Are Loans Creating "Indentured Students?" Bloomberg Takes a Look.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-07-09/indentured-students-rise-as-loans-corrode-college-ticket.html

 

Tips for Avoiding Aid Scams.

http://www.necn.com/07/09/12/Students-Avoid-college-scams/landing_business.html?blockID=737322&feedID=4209

 

Managing Student Debt (A University President's Insights).

http://citizensvoice.com/opinion/letters/managing-the-cost-of-a-college-education-1.1338610

 

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

 

New Classification Framework Launched for For-Profit Colleges. http://www.ihep.org/publications/publications-detail.cfm?id=154

 

Congress Keeps Lower Stafford Student Loan Interest Rate.

 http://money.cnn.com/2012/06/29/pf/college/student-loans/index.htm

 

New Tool for Evaluating "the Gainful Employment" of Graduates of Career Programs.

http://www.collegemeasures.org/post/2012/06/Free-Web-Tool-for-Accessing-the-US-Department-of-Educatione28099s-e2809cGainful-Employmente2809d-Data-on-Career-Training-Programs.aspx

 

Michigan Colleges Recruiting Students Out of State.

http://www.freep.com/article/20120625/NEWS06/206250325/Michigan-colleges-go-out-of-state-for-students?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

 

PBS and Learning Matters Take a Look at the Teaching of Basic Skills at Community Colleges. 

http://mail.aol.com/36478-111/aol-6/en-us/Suite.aspx 

 

Summer Begins with a National Summer Learning Day.

http://www.summerlearning.org/?page=summer_learning_day

 

Families are Failing to Take Advantage of Higher Ed Tax Breaks, New Government Study Finds.

http://www.gao.gov/assets/600/590970.pdf

 

Six States Join New Initiative to Focus on College Completion.

http://www.jff.org/media/news-releases/2012/multistate-initiative-will-create-new-pa/1441

 

"Higher Education Myths: Busted." A New Report from American Council on Education.

http://www.acenet.edu/Content/NavigationMenu/ProgramsServices/Publications/presidency/2012_springF_toc.htm

 

Dept. of Ed Releases New List of College Tuitions and Net Prices.

http://collegecost.ed.gov/

 

Student Loan Repayment Tips.

http://www.suntimes.com/business/13097161-452/loan-repayment-options-for-grads.html

 

Quebec Students Strike Over Tuition.

http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=108085

 

Nine Colleges Agree to Make Financial Aid "Shopping" Easier to Understand.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-06-05/syracuse-vassar-among-colleges-joining-aid-cost-pledge

 

Update on Stafford Student Loan Repayment Rate Legislation.

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20120601/NEWS03/306019924/1066/NEWS03

 

Is the Recession Causing College Enrollments to Decline?

http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2116059,00.html?iid=tsmodule

 

New Report Focuses on How to Make State Grants to Students for Higher Ed More Fruitful. 

 http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2012/05/08-grants-chingos-whitehurst

 

New World Ranking: Top 50 New Universities Under the Age of 50.

http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/top-50-under-50

 

Weekend Reading: The New Yorker on "The Cost of College."

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2012/05/28/120528taco_talk_lemann

 

Does Where You Go to College Really Matter?

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/05/does-it-matter-where-you-go-to-college/257227/

 

"Going to College: 15 Tasks for High School Seniors."

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505145_162-57441334/going-to-college-15-tasks-for-high-school-seniors/

 

Now Available: NACAC's Space Availablity Survey.

http://www.nacacnet.org/research/research-data/SpaceSurvey/Pages/SpaceSurveyResults.aspx

 

Tips for Planning a Gap Year.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/planning-a-post-high-school-gap-year-consider-cost-structure-and-commitment-to-college-plans/2012/05/15/gIQAxXf3RU_story.html

 

Newsweek Releases its Rankings of America's Top High Schools.

http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/05/20/america-s-best-high-schools.html

 

Private Colleges Offering Tuition Discounts.

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/05/15/3611065/more-private-colleges-offering.html

 

After Decade of Getting Students Ready for College, Enrollments at California State Universities Drop.

http://www.ppic.org/main/pressrelease.asp?i=1226

 

U.S. News and World Report Ranks Nation's High Schools.

http://www.usnews.com/education/high-schools/articles/2012/05/08/us-news-ranks-nations-best-high-schools

 

With Jobs Scarce, Grads Seek Internships. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/06/business/unpaid-internships-dont-always-deliver.html?hpw

 

Federal Government Awards $24 million to Universities to Improve Teacher Education Programs. See Complete List of Schools in Link Below.

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/education-department-awards-244-million-73-grants-promising-teacher-training-pro

 

What is the College Completion Rate of Latinos? A New Report Takes a Look State by State.

http://www.edexcelencia.org/eaf/50states

 

Tuition Tax Credits Favor Middle Class.

http://www.educationsector.org/sites/default/files/publications/TaxCredit_CYCT_RELEASED.pdf

 

People Are Talking About...Documentary about First-Generation Students.

http://www.firstgenerationfilm.com/about.php

 

Facebook Aims to Teach Counselors About...Facebook.

https://developers.facebook.com/attachment/Facebook%20For%20School%20Counselors%20.pdf/

 

New Report Finds Growing Gap Between Rural and Urban Students Attaining College Degrees. 

http://www.dailyyonder.com/college-degree-gap-widens/2012/03/26/3828   

 

Federal Government Releases New Plan for Technical and Career Education.

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-releases-blueprint-transform-career-and-technical-educat

 

Needs-based Aid Up in Some Quarters.

http://www.ajc.com/news/as-costs-rise-colleges-1419418.html

 

New College Comparison Tool Available.

http://www.consumerfinance.gov/payingforcollege/

 

People are Talking About: Wall Street Journal Article on Admit Rates. (And see the Current Issue of COLLEGE BOUND for more reports.)

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304072004577324001644548624.html?KEYWORDS=college+admissions

 

Increasing Community College Completion Rates Would Improve Economy. (And see Current Issue of COLLEGE BOUND for other community college reports.)

http://www.aei.org/files/2012/04/02/-completion-matters-the-high-cost-of-low-community-college-graduation-rates_173407573640.pdf

 

Travel Awards Available for Hispanic Students.

http://www.hacu.net/hacu/default.asp

 

College Board Announces New Security Measures for the SAT.

http://press.collegeboard.org/releases/2012/enhanced-sat-security-measures-announced-2012-13-academic-year

 

College Attainment Increases, Slightly, in U.S. Lumina Foundation Finds.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/newsroom/

 

Student Hopes and Dreams About College: New National Survey.

http://www.princetonreview.com/uploadedFiles/Sitemap/Home_Page/Rankings/2011%20College%20Hopes%20and%20Worries%20Survey%20Report.pdf

 

College Board Offers New Resource on Applying to College.

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/ 

 

State of Illinois Runs Out of Financial Aid.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-map-grant-20120321,0,6135136.story

 

Financial Aid Officers Association Releases Guide to Taxes in Time For Tax Season.

http://www.nasfaa.org/students/Tax_Breaks_for_Higher_Education.aspx 

 

U.S. Dept. of Ed Releases New Tool for FAFSA Completion.

http://federalstudentaid.ed.gov/datacenter/fafsahs.html

 

Colleges Where Community Service Shines.

http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/initiatives/honorroll.asp

 

Award-Winning Colleges Where International Education Excells.

http://www.nafsa.org/about/default.aspx?id=16295

 

One Third of All College Students Transfer to a  Second School, New Study Finds.

http://www.studentclearinghouse.info/signature/

 

College Attainment Reaches 30 Percent, Census Bureau Announces.

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/education/cb12-33.html

 

U.S. News Posts Info on Colleges Giving International Students the Most Aid.

http://www.usnews.com/education/articles/2012/02/21/10-colleges-that-offer-international-students-most-financial-aid

 

High School Students Unprepared for Rising College Costs.

http://www.collegesavingsfoundation.org/pdf/YouthSurveyExecSummaryFinal2012.pdf

 

Four Student Aid Tips from CBS.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-505146_162-57381295/maximizing-next-years-financial-aid-for-college/

 

Presidents Day Special: What President had to take an untimed test in Latin and Greek to gain entry to Harvard? A new book by James McCurtry Longo has this and other tales on the development of education in the U.S.; From Classroom to White House: The President and First Ladies as Students and Teachers., by James McCurtry Longo. http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-6486-9

 

Patriot League To Begin Offering Scholarships with 2013 Season.

http://www.patriotleague.org/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/021312aac.html

 

New Ranking of "Best Student Cities in the World."

http://www.topuniversities.com/student-life/best-student-cities/2012

 

Girls Are Clearly Interested in Science, But Fail to Consider it a Career, New Research Finds.

http://www.girlscouts.org/news/news_releases/2012/generation_stem.asp

 

The College Board Releases its Latest Report on the State of Advanced Placement.

http://media.collegeboard.com/digitalServices/public/pdf/ap/rtn/AP-Report-to-the-Nation.pdf

 

Harvard Report on What Helps Students Succeed.

http://www.hepg.org/hel/article/524#home

 

Princeton Review Issues Its "Best Value Colleges 2012."

http://www.princetonreview.com/best-value-colleges.aspx 

 

States Issue Warnings About Financial Aid.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203718504577183224210159412.html

 

College Endowments Up, But Not Enough to Cover Costs.

http://www.nacubo.org/Documents/research/2011_NCSE_Press_Release_Final_Embargo_1_31_12.pdf

 

UCLA Releases its Profile of The American Freshman 2011: On Politics, Academics, Concerns.

http://heri.ucla.edu/PDFs/pubs/TFS/Norms/Monographs/TheAmericanFreshman2011.pdf

 

The Wall Street Journal Examines "The College-Aid Shuffle"

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203735304577166820712708292.html

 

White House Releases "Blueprint" for Linking College to Careers, Improving Grad Rates.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/blueprint_for_an_america_built_to_last.pdf

 

Top College Applicants Look for "Academic Rigor."

http://articles.boston.com/2012-01-21/metro/30648296_1_top-students-academic-rigor-high-school

 

The State of College Access: A National Meeting of Financial Aid Officers.

http://www.nasfaa.org/events/forum-2012/The_State_of_College_Access__2012_Forum.aspx

 

More Than 43,000 U.S. Students Pursue Degrees Abroad, New Report Finds.

http://www.iie.org/en/Research-and-Publications/Publications-and-Reports/IIE-Bookstore/US-Students-In-Overseas-Degree-Programs

 

U.S. News and World Report Releases its Ranking of Online Programs.

http://www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com/2012-top-online-programs-rankings.aspx

 

National Task Force Calls for New Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement in Nation's Colleges.

http://www.aacu.org/civic_learning/crucible/

 

The Role of Minority Serving Institutions, A Policy Brief.

http://www.ihep.org/assets/files/publications/s-z/The_Role_of_MSIs_FINAL_January_2012[1].pdf

 

Poverty Rate of Children Under Age 18 Increased to 22 Percent in 2011

http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2011/1220_children_wellbeing_isaacs.aspx

 

Ensuring the Academic Success of of Latino Males in College, New Report.

http://www.ihep.org/assets/files/publications/m-r/(Brief)_Men_of_Color_Latinos.pdf

 

Children Who Save More Likely to Succeed in College.

http://assets.newamerica.net/sites/newamerica.net/files/policydocs/Elliott_I_final1.4.12.pdf 

 

Five Colleges "Slash" Tuition Costs.

http://financialedge.investopedia.com/financial-edge/0112/5-Colleges-That-Are-Slashing-Tuition-Costs.aspx?partner=sfgate#axzz1iP3HAYrI

  

College Students in Canada Begin Getting Recession Rebates. http://www.brandonsun.com/business/breaking-news/tuition-rebates-for-310000-ontario-students-start-with-new-term-in-january-136252803.html?thx=y

 

State of California May "Ration" Community College Classes.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/12/24/MN3U1MD0L6.DTL

 

Surge in Community College Student Enrollment May be Ending.

http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Publications/Reports/Documents/Headcount_Enrollment.pdf

 

LA Times Looks at the Possible Pitfalls of 529 Plans.

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-college-529-20111218,0,2693621.story?

 

U.S. Dept of Ed Launches Video Contest to Increase Awareness of New Net Price Calculators.

http://netpricecalc.challenge.gov/

 

"Does College Have to Cost So Much?" NPR Report.

http://www.npr.org/2011/12/14/143718677/does-a-college-education-have-to-cost-so-much

 

Colleges Trustees Name Their Top Priorities: Controlling Costs, Increasing Graduation Rates, New Study Finds.

http://www.publicagenda.org/pages/still-on-the-sidelines

 

"More Students with Disabilities Heading to College."

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/12/14/14disabled_ep.h31.html?tkn=QYYFkP3uiNR0Ecla8YLCyertYqAJtZVu39nW&cmp=clp-edweek

 

Valencia College in Florida Awarded Aspen Prize for Excellence.

http://www.aspeninstitute.org/news/2011/12/12/valencia-college-wins-aspen-prize

 

People are Talking About...The 25-Word Essay.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/ct-met-college-essays-20111209,0,3811522.story

 

Full-time College Students Most Likely to "Persist" from One Semester to Another, New Study Finds.

http://www.studentclearinghouse.info/snapshot/docs/SnapshotReport1-Persistence.pdf

 

Federal Government Releases Guidance on How Colleges Can Increase Diversity in Enrollment.

www.ed.gov .

 

Community Colleges Create National Project to Measure Their Effectiveness.

http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/pressreleases/Pages/pr12012011.aspx.

 

Who Graduates from College and, Perhaps,Why. New Report.

http://www.hera.ucla.edu.

 

Majority of Community College Students Drop Out Before Finishing, New York City Study Finds.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204531404577050312906220578.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

Poll Finds Public Divided on Financial Aid Aspects of the DREAM ACT.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-poll-higher-ed-20111119,0,4108035.story

 

New Survey Looks at How Admissions Officers Use Facebook.

http://www.varsityoutreach.com/WhitePaper.aspx

 

What Makes College Students Stay in School?

http://chronicle.com/article/What-Spurs-Students-to-Stay-in/129670/?sid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en

 

International Student Enrollment Increases.

http://iie.org/en/Who-We-Are/News-and-Events/Press-Center/Press-Releases/2011/2011-11-14-Open-Doors-International-Students

 

Ronald McDonald Scholarships Available in Various Localities Nationwide.

http://rmhc.org/what-we-do/rmhc-u-s-scholarships/

 

Six Million Students Have Taken An Online Course. http://sloanconsortium.org/publications/survey/going_distance_2011

 

New Report Ranks Student Debt of States.

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/classof2010.pdf

 

Morningstar Ranks Nation's 529 College Savings Plans.

http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=436794&page=%252f2011top529

 

 Financial Aid Administrators Release New Tool to Evaluate College Costs.

http://www.nasfaa.org/media/releases/New_Tools_Help_Students_Evaluate_College_Costs_and_Quality.aspx

 

U. of California Removing SAT Subject Tests from Applications.

http://www.dailynexus.com/2011-10-31/uc-requires-exams-apply/

 

New "Pay as You Earn," Student Loan Repayment Proposal.  

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/we-cant-wait-obama-administration-lower-student-loan-payments-millions-borrowers

 

College Tuition Up, State Funding Down. New College Board Trends in College Pricing Report.

http://advocacy.collegeboard.org

 

Science and Engineering Graduates in Demand.

http://cew.georgetown.edu/STEM/

 

Where in the World are the Best Universities? http://www.usnews.com/education/worlds-best-universities-rankings/top-400-universities-in-the-world

 

Merit Aid Has Increased Over Last Decade, But Benefited Higher-Income Students, Dept. of Ed Study Finds.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012160.pdf

 

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Changing the Demographics on College Campuses, Commission Report Says.

http://www.apiasf.org/CAREreport/2011_CARE_Report.pdf

 

Scholarship America Celebrates 50 Years of Service with New Tips and Resources on its Web Site. 

http://scholarshipamerica.org/

 

Forbes Lists America's Most Expensive Colleges.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielfisher/2011/10/10/americas-most-expensive-colleges/

 

Stanford U. to Create New School for Engineering and Science with NYC Colleges. 

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2011/october/stanford-ccny-collaboration-101111.html

 

U.S. News Releases College Financial Aid Guide.

http://www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com/articles/college-financial-aid-guide_11570.aspx

 

ACE Reports College Completion Gaps Have Widened for Minorities Over Last Two Decades.  

http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Programs_and_Services&ContentID=42587

 

Community Colleges Awarding Record Number of Certificates and Degrees, AACC Report Says.

http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Publications/Briefs/Pages/pb09292011.aspx

 

Commentary on Navigating 529 Plans.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/troyonink/2011/09/30/how-to-navigate-529-college-savings-plans/2/

 

Some Colleges Are Adopting New Tuition Discount Policies.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/29/nyregion/seton-hall-university-to-offer-steep-tuition-discounts.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print

 

Bullying Pervasive, Impacting Students, School Work, School and College Life. AP Poll.

http://hosted2.ap.org/PASCR/d30f3f32e9d849979111e891380b64db/Article_2011-09-27-US-Poll-Online-Bullying/id-b13d29dfefa5429f8ad77f80e4f6b981

 

U.S. News Names Nation's "Best High Schools" for Science and Math.

http://education.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-high-schools/rankings/math-science


How Many Students Complete College in Your State?  New Report Finds Enrollment Up, Graduation Flat Overall.
http://www.completecollege.org    

 

Author James Patterson Launches Book Give-Away Program for College-Bound Seniors.

http://media.prnewswire.com/en/jsp/myPRNJ.jsp?profileid=1099732&resourceid=4737094

 

Students and Families Bear Greater Share of College Costs, New Report Argues.

http://www.deltacostproject.org/resources/pdf/deltanewsreleasesept10.pdf

 

Who is Ready for College? SAT Results for 2011.

http://press.collegeboard.org/releases/2011/43-percent-2011-college-bound-seniors-met-sat-college-and-career-readiness-benchmark

 

U.S. News Releases its Latest Rankings of 1,600 Schools.

http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges?ref=home

 

Who Are the New College Graduates? The Profile Changing Worldwide.

http://www.oecd.org/documentprint/0,3455,en_21571361_44315115_48651029_1_1_1_1,00.html

 

Study Finds Early Morning Classes May Lead to Higher Grades.

http://www.stlawu.edu/news/sleepstudy2011.html

 

Higher Ed Cuts Despite Tuition Spikes.

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110911/business/709119983/

 

Gallup Poll Finds Most Americans Believe College is Essential for Getting Good Jobs.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/149045/Americans-College-Essential-Getting-Good-Job.aspx

 

New Report Calls for Change in College Admissions.

http://www.usc.edu/programs/cerpp/docs/CERPP_ConferenceReport_FINALforprint.pdf

 

Harvard to Offer Record Amount of Financial Aid for 2012-13.

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2011/9/1/financial-aid-harvard-harvards/?print=1

 

Washington Monthly College Rankings Include "Social Mobility."

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/college_guide/toc_2011.php

 

Students Spending Less, Needing More Grants and Scholarships.

https://www1.salliemae.com/NR/rdonlyres/BAF36839-4913-456E-8883-ACD006B950A5/14952/HowAmericaPaysforCollege_2011.pdf

 

What the Public Thinks About Online Learning. http://pewsocialtrends.org/2011/08/28/the-digital-revolution-and-higher-education/

 

Hispanic College Enrollment Increases 24 Percent in One Year.

http://pewhispanic.org/reports/report.php?ReportID=146

 

Like It Or Not, New Online Programs Are Changing Higher Ed.

 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/25/education/25future.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha23

 

Are College Loans the Next "Bubble?"

http://www.nypost.com/Page/Uuid/a8516888-cd33-11e0-8193-1412045230cf

 

Women Value College More Than Men, New Survey Says.

http://pewsocialtrends.org/2011/08/17/women-see-value-and-benefits-of-college-men-lag-on-both-fronts-survey-finds/

 

Sierra Magazine's "Coolest Colleges."

http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201109/coolschools/

 

Who Is Ready for College? New ACT Report. http://www.act.org/news/data/11/pdf/NationalNewsRelease2011.pdf

 

Commentary: Student Development Impacts College Success 

http://chronicle.com/article/How-Developmental-Delay-Holds/128585/?sid=cc&utm_source=cc&utm_medium=en

 

Aid Requests Soar at Big 10 University.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20110811/NEWS/108110302/-1/ENT05/Higher-college-enrollment-strains-aid-programs

 

New Report Correlates College Debt and Completion Rates. http://www.educationsector.org/publications/debt-degree-new-way-measuring-college-success

 

Princeton Review Rates Over 600 Colleges on Financial Aid. http://www.princetonreview.com/financial-aid-rating-press-release.aspx

 

College Degree Pays Off, But Race, Gender and Major Matter.

http://cew.georgetown.edu/collegepayoff/ 

 

Forbes Releases its Annual Survey of Top Colleges....

http://www.forbes.com/top-colleges/

 

Illinois Passes Dream Act for Undocumented College Students.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-quinn-signs-illinois-dream-act-20110801,0,7495192.story

 

ACT Launches Video Contest for College Scholarships.

http://www.act.org/videocontest/student.html

 

New NPR Series on Dropouts and Diplomas.

http://www.npr.org/2011/07/25/138540864/from-drug-dealing-to-diploma-a-teens-struggle?ft=1&f=1013

 

Student Debt Management Tips (Old, but Important).

http://www.suntimes.com/business/savage/5788560-452/paying-off-student-loans-debt-is-next-lesson-for-college-graduates.html

 

California Passes Dream Act Allowing Private Aid for Undocumented College Students.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-brown-dream-act-20110726,0,3203216.story

 

Hot Financial Aid Conference Issue: Possible Pell Grant Cuts.

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/2011-07-24-possible-pell-grant-cuts-raise-alarms_n.htm

 

New Federal Report States the Time it Takes to Get a Degree Depends on Where you Start.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2011/2011236.pdf

 

National Governors Association Calls for More Accountability of Colleges and Universities.

http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/1107C2CACTIONGUIDE.PDF

 

Summer Tips from Scholarship America.

http://scholarshipamerica.org/news_items/summer_tips.php 

 

Some Colleges Educate Students on Risks/Benefits of Private Loans.

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/critical_choices.pdf

 

New Report Analyzes Value of Higher Education.

http://newsinfo.iu.edu/web/page/normal/19035.html

 

Aid Helps Discouraged Students, Study Finds.

http://chronicle.com/article/Students-Least-Likely-to/128159/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

Federal Court Reverses Michigan Affirmative Action Ban.

http://www.detnews.com/article/20110701/SCHOOLS/107010416/1409/METRO/Court-strikes-down-Michigan-ban-on-race-in-college-admissions

 

Community College Cost Increases Hurt Some Students.

http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_18384140?source=most_emailed

 

Majority of High School Grads Do Not Know How to Apply for Financial Aid. New Public Agenda Report.

http://www.publicagenda.org/onedegreeofseparation/newsrelease

 

New Federal Report Looks at State of Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Institutions.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2011018

 

Bryant U. in Rhode Island Joins Test Optional Schools. http://admission.bryant.edu/Default.aspx?TabId=5680

 

Despite Costs, College Still A Good Deal. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/sunday-review/26leonhardt.html?_r=1

 

Tuition Jumps 4.6 Percent; Out Paces Inflation (Again).

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-24/u-s-college-tuition-rises-4-6-beating-inflation-correct-.html

 

The Washington Post Publishes High School Rankings.

http://apps.washingtonpost.com/highschoolchallenge

 

Toward College Success: Is Your Teenager Ready, Willing, and Able? New Book for Parents.

http://www.langdonstreetpress.com/b-Toward-College-Success_12334

 

College Board Launches New Campaign to Improve Success for Minority Males.

http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/collegeboard/50563/

 

Bentley U. Highlighted in New Carnegie Report on Business Education.

http://newsroom.bentley.edu/press-release/new-book-rethinking-undergraduate-business-education-liberal-learning-profession-featu

 

Changes in Incoming Harvard Business School Class: More Women, More Interest in Manufacturing and Technology.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304778304576378070795647958.html?KEYWORDS=harvard+business+school 

 

The Question of Race on College Applications.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/14/us/14admissions.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=tha23Future

 

People Are Talking About: Job Woes for the College Grad....

http://www.tnr.com/article/economy/89675/bad-job-market-media-wrong-college-degree?page=0,0

 

More Students Delay Start of College with "Gap" Year.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/education/article_d60da4f0-777a-594e-b087-f22b95ba80c4.html

 

A Student Fails to Complete High School Every 27 Seconds.

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/06/09/34analysis.h30.html?tkn=YSZFhXAO4tWMq3rANR0k%2F2xj5fxXOF3m4TXE&cmp=clp-sb-ascd

 

National Coalition Formed To Focus on College Completion.

http://www.ihep.org/press-room/news_release-detail.cfm?id=202

 

Student Debt Promotes Self Esteem. Really.

http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/youngdebt.htm

 

Fewer Families Attracted to One State Pre-Tuition Plan.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-college-illinois-0607-20110606,0,221844.story

 

State University of New York (SUNY) to Recruit More International Students.

http://www.suny.edu/sunyNews/News.cfm?filname=2011-06-02-InternationsStudentStrategy.htm

 

Low-Income Students Ill-Served by Nation's Colleges, Report Finds. (But Five Universities Were Heralded for Their Work.) 

http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/publications/files/PricedOutFINAL2.0_0.pdf

 

"College Merit Aid Produces Bidding Wars."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/college-merit-aid-produces-bidding-wars/2011/05/17/AG7JwzEH_story.html

 

People Are Talking About: "Tuition is Just the Beginning." 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704487904576267393582628666.html?KEYWORDS=college+costs

 

Counselors Have Low Opinion of Rankings, New Survey Finds.

http://www.nacacnet.org/AboutNACAC/Governance/Comm/Documents/USNewRankingsReport.pdf

 

What's a College Major Worth? New Report Takes a Look. 

http://www.georgetown.edu/story/cewworkforceearningsreport.html

 

Scholarship Deadline for First-Generation Students. http://csopportunity.org/scholarship/

 

States Set Their Own Rules on Tuition for Undocumented Students.

http://articles.latimes.com/2011/may/15/nation/la-na-immigration-tuition-20110516

 

"Is College Worth It?" New Survey Finds 75 Percent of the General Public Believes It Is Too Expensive for Most Americans. http://pewsocialtrends.org/2011/05/15/is-college-worth-it/#about

 

Six Colleges Receive Award for Community Service Programs.

http://www.learnandserve.gov/about/programs/higher_ed_honorroll.asp

 

"College Affordability in California at Risk for Latinos and Other Minorities," New Studies Find.

http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/notitas-de-noticias/details/college-affordability-in-california-risk-for-latinos-and-other-minorit/7561/

 

UCLA Expects Largest Freshman Class in History.

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/15-560-outstanding-high-school-200307.aspx

 

Hot Off the Press: NACAC's Survey of Colleges Still Accepting Applications.

http://www.nacacnet.org/Pages/default.aspx

 

Community College Students in 31 States Lack Access to Federal Financial Aid.

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/files/pub/still_denied.pdf

 

Language Immersion Programs New Option on Campuses.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2011-04-29-Foreign-language-immersion-colleges_n.htm

 

Update on State 529 College Savings Plans.

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2011/04/27/529-college-savings-plans-changes/

 

Aspen Institute Ranks 120 Community Colleges.

http://www.aspeninstitute.org/news/2011/04/25/aspen-institute-ranks-top-120-community-colleges-united-states-announces-eligibility

 

Women Now Earn More Advanced Degrees Than Men. 

http://www.suntimes.com/business/5036398-420/in-a-first-women-surpass-men-in-advanced-degrees.html

 

One-in-Three Students in England Cannot Find University Spot

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1380625/One-university-candidates-face-rejection-record-numbers-apply.html

 

More Students Delinquent on Aid Repayment.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/la-fi-student-loan-20110423,0,3642394.story 

 

Job Outlook Brightens for 2011 Grads.

http://www.naceweb.org/Research/Job_Outlook/Job_Outlook.aspx

 

Morehead State U. Receives Boost in Apps from NCAA Tournament Appearance.

http://themoreheadnews.com/local/x461197775/Admissions-applications-are-up-at-MSU .

 

More Out-of State and International Students Admitted to UC Berkeley.

http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/04/18/campus-releases-2011-12-admissions-data/

 

Some Colleges Now Try to "Woo" Students.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/education/ct-met-college-courtship-0416-20110415,0,4106881.story

 

Enrollments Up At State Flagship U.'s.

http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/47173/

 

Moravian Colleges Goes Test Optional.

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/bethlehem/index.ssf/2011/04/moravian_college_to_make_sat_a.html

 

Claremont McKenna Admits 35 Percent.

http://cmcforum.com/news/04122011-admissions-office-announces-acceptance-rate

 

Boston U. Applications Up 3,000, Acceptances Down 10 Percent.

http://dailyfreepress.com/2011/04/12/bu-admission-rate-plummets-10-percent/ 

 

People Are Talking About: "Admission to College, with Catch."

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/11/education/11accept.html

 

Out-of-Staters Squeeze Texas In-Staters.

http://www.star-telegram.com/2011/04/02/2970160/qualified-texas-students-being.html#

 

Below is the first of a series of notices from colleges about their acceptances to the Class of 2015. Full reports will appear in CB's May issue.

 

Yale U. Wait Lists 1,000.

http://news.bostonherald.com/news/national/northeast/view/20110404yale_offers_2000_freshman_spots_27300_applied/srvc=home&position=recent

 

Northwestern U. Tougher This Year.

http://www.dailynorthwestern.com/campus/admissions-prospective-students-react-to-increased-difficulty-of-acceptance-at-nu-1.2531355

 

17 Percent of Brown U.'s Admits Are the First in Their Family to Go to College.

http://news.brown.edu/pressreleases/2011/03/2015

 

Tufts Record-Low Acceptance Rate.

http://www.tuftsdaily.com/class-of-2015-acceptance-rate-lowest-in-university-history-1.2527933

 

Stanford Select Its Class of 2015.

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2011/march/admission-033011.html

 

Study: Colleges Not Attracting Low-Income Students.

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11088/1135461-298.stm

 

Live Inside An Admissions Office: How One College Makes its Decisions.

http://www.npr.org/2011/03/28/134916924/Amherst-Admissions-Process

 

Columnist George Will and "College Daze."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/college-daze-the-insanity-of-the-application-process/2011/03/24/AFK8MRYB_story.html

 

Survey of Families on Their "College Hopes and Worries."

http://www.princetonreview.com/college-hopes-worries.aspx

 

People are Talking About: "The Ivy Delusion" in April's Atlantic Monthly.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/04/the-ivy-delusion/8397/#

 

U.S. Dept of Ed Announces Plan to Strengthen Education Exchanges with Brazil.

http://www.state.gov/p/wha/rls/fs/2011/158610.htm 

 

What Makes Community Colleges Successful.

http://www.mdrc.org/publications/585/policybrief.pdf 

 

38-Minutes: Average for H.S. College Counseling.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/03/16/prweb5163594.DTL

 

News Report on Status of Japanese Universities. http://chronicle.com/article/Japans-Universities-Struggle/126733/?sid=pm&utm_source=pm&utm_medium=en#

 

Best Business Schools Rankings Released.

http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-business-schools

 

Colleges in NCAA Brackets Academic Standings.

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/03/14/the_ncaa_tournament_bracket_based_on_teams_academic_performance

 

One State U. May Cut Aid to 10,000. Sign of Things to Come? http://azstarnet.com/news/local/education/college/article_6862c699-91ee-531b-a495-daf0e9776151.html

 

"A Roadmap for Improving Latino Success in College."

http://www.edexcelencia.org/initiatives/EAF/Roadmap

 

Hardest Financial Aid Year in Three Decades?

http://www.jconline.com/article/20110308/NEWS0501/103080328

 

Admissions Success Starts with Right H.S. Courses. http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-college-admissions-insider/2011/03/07/3-steps-for-choosing-the-right-high-school-classes

 

Inside a Very Busy Admissions Office.

http://media-newswire.com/release_1144633.html

 

Value of Admissions Test-Prep Classes Unclear.

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/02/24/22sat-act_ep.h30.html 

 

Admissions Officers Do Look at Facebook Pages.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/28/facebook-college-admissions_n_828487.html

 

Princeton Reinstates Early Admissions Policy.

http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S29/85/15K32/index.xml?section=topstories

 

Harvard Announces Return of Early Action.

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2011/2/24/harvard-admissions-early-program/?print=l.

 

Indiana Helps Students Apply for College Aid.

http://www.indystar.com/article/20110221/LOCAL/102210320/1013/NEWS04/Event-proves-key-getting-families-track-college

 

"Best Value Colleges" for 2011 Just Released.

http://www.princetonreview.com/best-value-colleges.aspx

 

Scholarships for Students Hard of Hearing

http://www.hamiltonrelay.com/corporate/whats_new/index.html?topic=details∋=107 .

 

Class Ranking Less Important?

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2011/02/20/class_ranking_system_in_decline/?rss_id=Boston.com+--+Local+news

 

Yale Shifts Aid to Help Low-Income Students.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/print/2011-02-19/yale-shifts-aid-from-wealthier-families-to-help-poor-students.html

 

DePaul University Goes "Test Optional."

http://depaul.edu/emm/testoptional/

 

Always Apply for Financial Aid.

http://www.suntimes.com/business/3854398-417/always-worth-a-try-to-apply-for-financial-aid.html

 

Tips on Graduating Debt Free.

http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2011/0215/Financial-aid-One-of-six-tools-to-graduate-debt-free/Financial-aid-Choose-a-debt-trimming-package

 

Ways to Strengthen Applications.

http://njtoday.net/2011/02/14/strengthening-the-academic-profile-of-the-college-bound-student/

 

President Obama to Trim Pell Program.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-ap-us-obama-pell-grants,0,55403.story

 

Facebook App Predicts Admission Chances.

http://www.braintrack.com/college-and-work-news/articles/facebook-app-predicts-college-admission-chances-11020802

 

Report: State of Student Aid Equity Not Strong.

http://higheredwatch.newamerica.net/blogposts/2011/the_state_of_student_aid_2011-44404#

 

New Yorker Article Tackles College Rankings.  

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2011/02/14/110214fa_fact_gladwell

 

All Colleges to Post New Financial Aid Calculator.

http://westernfrontonline.net/news/13088-online-calculators-required-in-new-law-to-help-financial-aid#

 

"Taking a Gap Year." Updated Report from NACAC. http://www.nacacnet.org/PublicationsResources/steps/Articles/Pages/TimeOff.aspx

 

Avoid Admissions Frenzy.

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_17254736?nclick_check=1

 

No Tuition Increases or Aid Cuts for New York Public Colleges.

http://online.wsj.com/article/AP9004e46aaddf4153bf746481f407eb98.html

 

City Leaders Pledge $1 Million Prize for Improved College Completion.

http://www.ceosforcities.org/news/entry/2973/the-talent-dividend-prize-press-release

 

College Students Need More Science, Study Concludes.

http://www.amacad.org/publications/scienceSLAC.aspx

 

Shortage of Grants Ahead, U.S. News Says.

http://www.usnews.com/education/paying-for-college/articles/2011/01/31/cheaper-student-loans-but-shortage-of-college-grants-likely-in-2011-and-2012

 

College Freshmen Emotional Health Takes a "Downturn."

http://heri.ucla.edu/pr-display.php?prQry=55

 

New Report on Defining Degrees: What Should Students Know.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/The_Degree_Qualifications_Profile.pdf

 

 

Only Half of Nation's Students Proficient in Science.

http://nationsreportcard.gov/media/pdf/PressReleaseNAGBScience2009.pdf

 

Governors Join Forces to Improve College Completion Rates.

http://www.ecs.org/clearinghouse/91/13/9113.pdf

 

More College Students Return to Two-year Colleges; Fewer Return to Four-year Schools, New ACT Report Finds.

http://www.act.org/news/2011/01/20/college-retention/

 

The Carnegie Foundation Releases Its Latest Classification of Colleges and Universities.

http://www.carnegiefoundation.org/newsroom/press-releases/updated-carnegie-classifications

 

College Board Finds Half of Parents Don't Know How Much College Costs.

http://advocacy.collegeboard.org/college-affordability-financial-aid/rethinking-student-aid/news/cracking-the-code

 

New Book: Undergraduates "Academically Adrift."

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/presssite/metadata.epl?isbn=9780226028552 .

 

California May Shrink College Enrollments.

http://chronicle.com/article/Facing-New-Cuts-Californias/125945/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

Financial Aid Tightens in North Carolina.

http://www.wral.com/news/education/story/8932178/

 

 

Some Selective Colleges Field Record Number of Applications.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-11/university-of-chicago-gets-21-669-undergraduate-applications.html

 

Five Big Changes in the Admissions Process.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2011/01/10/1970357/5-reasons-the-admissions-process.html#

 

Student Debt Tops $1 Trillion.

http://moneywatch.bnet.com/saving-money/blog/bank-dad/students-in-debt-1-trillion-hole-and-more-dropouts/740/

 

"The Most Affordable Colleges in America."

http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/college-planning/the-most-affordable-colleges-in-america-1294330570608/

 

Kiplinger's"Best Values in Public Colleges 2011."

http://www.kiplinger.com/magazine/archives/best-values-in-public-colleges-2011.html?si=1#

 

Six Tips to Lower Tuition Costs.

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/paying-for-college/2011/01/05/6-new-years-resolutions-that-could-lower-your-college-tuition.html

 

Tips for College Bound Athletes.

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/561850-college-athletics-recruiting-a-snapshot-of-recruiting-rules-and-terms

 

Video Essays: Pros & Cons

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/03/AR2011010302546.html

 

Tips for the New FAFSA Form.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2010/1230/Financial-aid-for-college-tips-for-the-new-FAFSA-form

 

U.S. Students Crossing the Pond for College.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/19/AR2010121903858.html?referrer=emailarticle

 

The New FAFSA Form for 2011-2012 Now Available.

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/index.htm

 

Who Should NOT Apply Early.

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/best-colleges/2010/12/27/6-kinds-of-students-shouldnt-apply-to-college-early.html

 

Catholic Colleges See Increase in Number of Muslim Students.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/19/AR2010121904199.html

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

 

People are Talking About: CNBC Report on College Debt Crisis.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/40682477

 

National Panel Focuses on Improving College Completion.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/newsroom/newsletter/Archives/2010-12.html

 

Dream Act Dies in U.S. Senate.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/19/us/politics/19immig.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=a23

 

Early Admissions Acceptance Rates at 50 Colleges.

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/best-colleges/2010/12/15/early-applicants-more-likely-to-gain-college-admission.html

 

Avoiding College Application Mistakes.

http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2010/12/10/avoid-college-application-mistakes/

 

States Need More Students to Attend College.

http://publications.sreb.org/2010/10E13_Measuring_Success.pdf

 

Five Mistakes to Avoid on Admission Applications.

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2010/1210/Five-mistakes-to-avoid-on-your-college-application/Being-too-well-rounded

 

People Are Talking About: Tuition Increases in England.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2010/dec/09/tuition-fees-vote-government-wins-narrow-victory

 

Some Financial Aid Hints/Links.

http://www.suite101.com/content/free-college-scholarship--grant-information-on-the-web-a317538

 

Undergrad Enrollment in Arabic Languages Increases 46 percent.

http://www.mla.org/2009_enrollmentsurvey

 

U.S. Students Rank 25th Internationally in Math and Lag in Other Subjects.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-07/teens-in-u-s-rank-25th-on-math-test-trail-in-science-reading.html

 

Michigan Publics Increase Merit Aid Without Increasing Tuition.

http://statenews.com/index.php/article/2010/12/state_bucks_trend_between_financial_needbased_aid_offerings

 

What International Students Should Know About American Colleges.

http://moneywatch.bnet.com/saving-money/blog/college-solution/international-students-8-things-to-know-about-attending-american-colleges/3714/?tag=col1;blog-river

 

Networking to Pay for Tuition.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usnews/20101201/ts_usnews/networkforyourtuition

 

New Report: High School Graduation Rates Improve.

http://www.americaspromise.org/Our-Work/Grad-Nation/~/media/Files/Our%20Work/Grad%20Nation/Building%20a%20Grad%20Nation/Building%20a%20Grad%20Nation_FullReport_FINAL%2011-30-10.ashx

 

Upcoming Webinar on FAFSA. Free.

http://echo4.bluehornet.com/hostedemail/email.htm?h=7bfc2407c85a9d00d756488bec3870c9&CID=11703779203&ch=78993335595417C4050CC8E4357D6B91

 

Another Report Confirms Student Debt Increasing.

http://pewsocialtrends.org/2010/11/23/the-rise-of-college-student-borrowing/ 

 

The Carnegie Foundation and CASE Name the U.S. Professors of the Year.

http://www.usprofessorsoftheyear.org/Winners.html

 

Hanover C. Offers World Travel with Scholarships.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hanover-college-offers-scholarship-with-a-global-experience-109223319.html

 

High School Seniors Improve in Reading Since 2005, But Lower Than 1992

http://nationsreportcard.gov/ .

 

Early Applications Increase This Fall: The New York Times Reports.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/13/education/13brfs-1-COLLEGESREPO_BRF.html?_r=1

 

What's the Difference Between For-Profit and Community Colleges?

http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Publications/Briefs/Pages/rb11162010.aspx

 

Who Are Today's Community College Students? Report Takes A Look.

http://www.ccsse.org/publications/national_report_2010/36379tw/CCCSE_2010_national_report.pdf

 

Report: Crisis of Black Males in Urban Schools.

http://www.cgcs.org/cgcs/Call_For_Change.pdf

 

Where Do Top U.S. Math Students Rank Internationally? Harvard Study.

http://educationnext.org/teaching-math-to-the-talented/

 

California Tuition Threatens Middle Class?

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/editorials/la-ed-tuition-20101110,0,4326616.story

 

Student Debt: Is It Worth It?

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20101107/LOCAL/311079901/1002/LOCAL

 

Problems with Application Inflation.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/07/education/edlife/07HOOVER-t.html?_r=1

 

NAACP Announces New Scholarships Available for High School Students.

http://naacpldf.org/scholarships

 

Tips for Parents on Applying to College.

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16434527?nclick_check=1

 

Tuition Increases at Public Universities Above Inflation Rate, Report Finds.

http://www.trends-collegeboard.com/college_pricing/ .

 

New Report Card Looks at How Colleges are "Going Green."

http://greenreportcard.org/ 

 

Nearly 49,000 New Jersey Students Missing New Form and May Lose Aid.

http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/10/nearly_49000_nj_college_studen.html

 

New Report on Average Student Debt State by State for Class of 2009.

http://projectonstudentdebt.org/state_by_state-data.php

 

Minority Students Stymied in Acquiring Postsecondary Degrees, ACE Says.

http://www.acenet.edu/AM/Template.cfm?Section=CPA&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=38681 .

 

Top Students are not Entering Teaching Profession, New Report Finds.

http://www.mckinsey.com/clientservice/Social_Sector/our_practices/Education/Knowledge_Highlights/Closing_the_talent_gap.aspx

 

"Colleges Struggle to Recruit More Men." Philadelphia Inquirer Story.

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/front_page/20101010_Colleges_struggle_to_recruit_more_men.html.

 

Princeton Review Releases Rankings of "Best" Business and Law Schools.

http://www.princetonreview.com/press-release-law-business.aspx

 

The High Cost of Dropping Out Freshman Year of College.

http://www.air.org/news/index.cfm?fa=viewContent&content_id=989

 

How Parents Influence College Selection: A New Report.

http://www.longmire-co.com/studies/Longmire_And_Company_Parent_Study_Executive_Summary.pdf

 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund to Offer New Awards for College Completion.

http://www.hsf.net/innerContent.aspx?id=34

 

How Americans Save for College: New Poll Results.

https://www.salliemae.com/about/news_info/research/How_America_Saves_for_College_2010/

 

White House Conference on Community Colleges Invites Comments.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/communitycollege

Chronicle of Higher Ed Interview on Outlook for College Admissions.

http://chronicle.com/blogPost/Admission-Groups-Departing/27288/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

 

Early Decision Rates at Elite Schools.

http://blogs.forbes.com/stevecohen/2010/09/27/early-decision-college-admission%E2%80%99s-secret-handshake/?boxes=financechannelforbes

 

Gates Foundation Hands Out $12 Million to Four Colleges.

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/press-releases/Pages/communities-learning-in-partnership-grants-announced-100927.aspx

 

The Talk of the Town: New Yorker Article on Education.

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2010/09/27/100927taco_talk_lemann#ixzz10GexVQJU

 

Siemens Competition for 800 Scholarships Has Oct. 1 Deadline.

http://www.siemens-foundation.org/  

 

$45 Million in Scholarships Available to Study STEM Subjects.

http://smart.asee.org/

 

Lumina Report on How the States Fare with Higher Education.

http://www.luminafoundation.org/publications/A_stronger_nation.pdf

 

Student Debt Outpaces Credit Card Debt.

http://www.easternecho.com/index.php/article/2010/09/credit_cards_exceeded_by_student_debt_in_united_states

 

College Blocks Facebook for a Week. Could You Do It?

http://cbs3.com/local/Facebook.Twitter.Harrisburg.2.1916971.html

 

How Community College Students Can Transfer to Elite Institutions.

http://www.jkcf.org/grants/community-college-transfer/research/

 

New Rankings of Colleges Around the World.

http://www.topuniversities.com/

 

Students Are Struggling to Pay Back Loans.

http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/student-loan-default-rates-increase-0

 

Students Taking Core Curriculum Score Higher on SAT.

http://www.collegeboard.com/press/releases/213182.html

 

Women Now Comprise 60 Percent of Undergraduates.

http://www.philly.com/inquirer/opinion/20100908_Gender_divisions_in_college.html

 

50 Organizations Pledge to Improve Latino College Completion Rates.

http://www.edexcelencia.org/newsroom

 

College Graduates Worldwide Weather Recession More Than Others. 

http://www.oecd.org/document/52/0,3343,en_2649_39263238_45897844_1_1_1_1,00.html#nr

 

Princeton Review Announces New Scholarships and Deadlines.

http://www.princetonreview.com/ultimatescore.aspx

 

Wabash Requires Video Game (Plus 10 games that belong in classrooms).

http://www.switched.com/2010/08/23/valves-portal-now-mandatory-reading-for-college-freshmen/?icid=main%7Cmain%7Cdl6%7Csec1_lnk3%7C166581

 

New Federal Report on Costs and Characteristics of Colleges. 

http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2010161 

 

New Washington Monthly Rankings Include Community Colleges.

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/college_guide/toc_2010.php

 

Trends in College Spending. Where Does the Money Go?

http://www.deltacostproject.org/resources/pdf/trends_in_spending-report.pdf

 

"What Will They Learn?" New Guide Provides Details on 700 Colleges.

http://whatwilltheylearn.com/

 

Not Enough Students Ready for College, ACT States in New Report.

http://www.act.org/news/data/10/resourcemenu.html?utm_campaign=cccr10&utm_source=reporters&utm_medium=web

 

U.S. News Releases its "Best Colleges" Guide.

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/best-colleges/2010/08/17/harvard-once-again-tops-the-best-colleges-rankings.html 

 

Sierra Club Lists 100 "Coolest Colleges." Green Mountain is No. 1.

http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201009/coolschools/top100.aspx

 

NACAC Posts Resource for Parents with "Steps to College."

http://www.nacacnet.org/PublicationsResources/steps/Pages/default.aspx

 

Colleges Better Than Others at Graduating Minority Students.

http://www.edtrust.org/dc/publication/big-gaps-small-gaps-african-american

 

Harvard and Georgetown Change SAT Requirements.

http://www.examiner.com/x-20753-DC-College-Admissions-Examiner~y2010m8d7-Harvard-Georgetown-and-others-change-SAT-Subject-Test-policies-for-201011?cid=email-this-article

 

Acquiring College Study Habits.

http://www.dailypilot.com/news/tn-dpt-0808-mcglaughlin-20100806,0,5533725.story

 

Princeton Review's Top 20 Sober Colleges

http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/blogs/entry-detail/?blog_id=1461&entry_id=11669

 

College Search Savings Tips.

http://www.usnews.com/blogs/the-college-solution/2010/08/03/7-ways-to-cut-college-costs.html

 

New Academic Study Questions the Fairness of Standardized Tests. 

http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/apl-95-4-648.pdf

 

Common Application Goes Online.

http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5644726/college_admissions_common_application.html?cat=15

 

New Report Critiques Teacher Education.

http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2010/07/teacher_accountability.html

 

Princeton Review to Offer Courses on College Admissions and Financial Aid.

http://www.princetonreview.com/college/admissions-financial-aid.aspx

 

Simplifying FAFSA Hasn't Removed All Problems, New Report Claims.

http://ticas.org

 

State Economies Down, But Financial Aid Holds Steady, Survey Finds.

http://www.nassgap.org/survey/NASSGAP_Report_0809.pdf

 

Once the Leader, American Higher Ed Now Ranks 12th in the World.

http://www.collegeboard.com/press/releases/212792.html

 

Community College Research Center Looks at Value of Online Learning.

http://ccrc.tc.columbia.edu/Publication.asp?UID=796

 

Thomas Toch on Getting Kids to Be College Ready.

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com//features/2010/1007.toch2.html

 

College-Going Rates for All Students Increase, Says U.S. Dept. of Ed.

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2010/2010015.pdf

 

Foreign Student Enrollment Increases in U.S., National Science Foundation Says.

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf10324/nsf10324.pdf

 

Colleges Spending Less on Instruction, More on Recreation.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/10/education/10education.html

 

Virginia Considers Early Admissions Plan

http://www2.dailyprogress.com/cdp/news/local/article/uva_considers_non-binding_early_admission/58057/

 

Harvard Education Letter Examines the "Academic Crisis of Boys".

http://www.hepg.org/hel/article/473

 

Barron's Releases Whopping 1,680-page Profiles of American Colleges 2010.

http://www.barronseduc.com/0764197681.html

 

“Sharp Increase” in Minority Student Enrollment at Nation’s Colleges.

http://www.pewtrusts.org/our_work_report_detail.aspx?id=59531 

 

Colleges Using Computer Programs to Catch Applicant Plagiarism.

http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/2010-06-23-IHE-plagiarism-software-Turnitin23_ST_N.htm

 

Princeton Review to Provde AFL-CIO Members with "College Readiness."

http://ir.princetonreview.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=481166

 

Knight Commission Takes Hard Look at College Athletic Programs.

http://www.knightcommission.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=503&Itemid=166

The States Look at Remedial Education

http://www.gettingpastgo.org/docs/GPGpaper.pdf

Time to Think Gap Year?

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/06/15/1501136/a-gap-year-can-open-your-eyes.html

 

Georgetown U. Projections for Jobs and the Education Needed through 2018.

http://cew.georgetown.edu/JOBS2018/

 

"America"s Best High Schools." New Rankings from U.S. News.

http://www.usnews.com/sections/education/high-schools/

 

China Reforms Its College Admissions Process.

http://chronicle.com/article/China-Begins-to-Reform-Its/65804/

 

Advance Copy: Colleges That Work to Reduce Student Debt.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/05/AR2010060500717.html?referrer=emailarticle

 

New Alliance Formed to Increase College Graduation Rates.

http://www.completecollege.org/

 

U.S. News and World Report to Include GREs in its MBA Rankings.

http://www.usnews.com/blogs/college-rankings-blog/2010/05/14/more-top-ranked-mba-programs-now-accept-gre.html

 

Free Online Guide to Top Colleges Worldwide.

http://www.topuniversities.com/top-universities-guide

 

"Light" Reading for Memorial Day: New Condition of Education Report.

http://nces.ed.gov/programs/coe/

 

Is Student Debt the Next "Bubble?" New Series from NPR Boston.

http://www.wbur.org/2010/05/24/student-loans-i

 

NCAA Tightens Rules for Use of "Nontraditional" Courses by Student Athletes.

www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/ncaa/NCAA/NCAA+News/NCAA+News+Online/2010/Division+I/NCAA+decertifies+selected+nontraditional+secondary+education+courses_05_25_10_NCAA_News?pageDesign=Printer+Friendly+NCAA+News+And+Updates  

 

Student Poll Finds Families Make Decisions About College

Without Adequate Financial Information.  

(http://www.artsci.com/student.htm 

 

People Are Talking About: Is Four-Year College Degree Needed?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/16/weekinreview/16steinberg.html

 

Seven Questions to Ask About Doing a Gap Year.

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/2010/05/19/7-questions-to-ask-when-considering-a-gap-year.html

 

Millions of Dollars in Aid Unclaimed by Community College Students.

http://advocacy.collegeboard.org/sites/default/files/10b_1790_FAFSA_Exec_Report_WEB_100517.pdf

 

Program Helps Average Students Become "College Ready."

http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2010/05/16/amesbury_high_students_giving_it_the_early_college_try/

 

Williams Awards Financial Aid to 54 Percent of 2014 Class.

http://record.williams.edu/wp/?p=14098

 

Harvard's Yield May Set Record.

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2010/5/12/students-fitzsimmons-year-percent/

 

U.S. Secretary of Education Confirms Commitment to For-Profit Colleges.

http://chronicle.com/article/Duncan-Says-For-Profit/65477/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en#top

 

Bad Job Market is Good for Higher Ed.  

http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/education/story/C320C69EFB01AE108625771D000F237C?OpenDocument

 

$1,000 Center for Student Opportunity Scholarships to First-Generation, Low-income, or Minority Students (May 28 Deadline).

http://hosted.verticalresponse.com/293966/3cb231abf6/1384001290/363f140623/

 

How For-Profit Colleges Are Transforming Education: A PBS Documentary. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/collegeinc/?utm_campaign=homepage&utm_medium=bigimage&utm_source=bigimage

 

Space Available at 240 Colleges Nationwide. 

http://www.nacacnet.org/AboutNACAC/PressRoom/2010release/Pages/NACACSurveySpace.aspx

 

Who's in Debt? New College Board Report.

http://www.collegeboard.com/press/releases/211932.html

 

Study Finds Rural Students Shun Elite Colleges.

http://chronicle.com/article/Top-Students-From-Rural/65361/

 

College and Career Ready.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/no-child-left-behind/what-is-being-college-and-care.html

 

National Public Radio on College Wait List Anxiety.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126163899&sc=emaf

 

NACAC Report on Transfer Admissions.

http://newswire.ascribe.org/cgi-bin/behold.pl?ascribeid=20100427.073643&time=09%2002%20PDT&year=2010&public=0

 

New National Ad Campaign With Resources for Hispanic Parents.

http://www.yourwordstoday.org  

 

Negotiating Financial Aid Offers.

http://economy.kansascity.com/?q=node/6934


Wait List "Torture."

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=126163899&ps=cprs

 

Multiple Applications Soar.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/20/AR2010042002068.html

 

286 Green Colleges: Downloadable Guide. 

http://ir.princetonreview.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=461285

 

What Went Wrong With California Universities: A 50-Year Perspective.

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14875507?source=most_emailed

 

12 Great Free University Courses.

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/edlife/?th&emc=th 

 

U. California's Toughest Admissions Year.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ucadmit15-2010apr15,0,4245995.story

 

Teens Changing College Plans Due to the Economy.

http://www.ja.org/about/releases/about_newsitem565.asp

 

Wait List Updates.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/education/14waitlist.html?th&emc=th

 

The Psychological Stress of ... Acceptance Letters.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-couch/201004/college-letters-are-in-uh-oh-i-ve-been-accepted

 

Report: Deep Tuition Discounting In 2009.

http://www.nacubo.org/Research/News/New_Tuition_Discounting_Study_Shows_All-Time_High_Discount_Rates_and_Net_Revenue_Losses.html

 

New Tool To Interpret Financial Aid Offers. 

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/college-costs/kiplingers-new-tool-for-unders.html

 

St. Michael's (VT) Goes SAT Optional.

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20100407/NEWS02/4070317/St.-Michael-s-College-makes-SAT-scores-optional

 

Cutting Financial AId Deals.

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/04/06/business/AP-US-Negotiating-College-Aid.html?_r=1

 

Yale's Wait List.

http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/university-news/2010/04/05/admissions-game-getting-riskier/

 

Higher Acceptance Rates An Illusion?

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/answer-sheet/college-admissions/the-illusion-of-ever-lower-col.html

 

Yale U. Accepts 7.5 Percent of Apllicants.

http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/university-news/2010/04/02/admit-rate-stays-flat-waitlist-swells/

 

Stanford U. Admits But 7.2 Percent of Applicants.

http://news.stanford.edu/news/2010/march/freshman-admit-letters-032910.html

 

Duke Applicantion Numbers Overwhelm Review System.

http://dukechronicle.com/article/application-increase-overwhelms-review-system

 

Duke's Class of 2014.

http://www.dukenews.duke.edu/2010/03/admissions2010.html

 

An Inside Look at Sarah Lawrence's Admissions Office.

http://nymag.com/news/intelligencer/65135/

 

Congress Passes New Direct Student Loan Program.

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN2418677420100326

 

"Likely" Admissions Letters.

http://www.thedp.com/article/200-promised-u-admission

 

Do Rich Applicants Have An Advantage?

http://www.usnews.com/articles/education/paying-for-college/2010/03/22/do-colleges-prefer-rich-applicants.html

 

Harvard Joins the $50,000 Club.

http://www.yaledailynews.com/crosscampus/2010/03/20/harvard-hikes-sticker-price-50k/

 

Direct Student Loan Program Passes House As Part of Health Care Bill. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/education/22pell.html?th&emc=th

 

Hispanics Face College Barriers.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/education/18hispanic.html

  

U. California May Drop  SAT.

http://my.hsj.org/Schools/Newspaper/tabid/100/view/frontpage/articleid/345215/newspaperid/3334/UCs_Look_to_Eliminate_the_SAT_in_the_Future.aspx

 

Update on Federal Student Aid Bills.

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/03/15/safra

 

Three $1,000 Scholarships for Architecture Students (including H.S. Seniors) in N.E. Illinois.

www.aianei.org

 

10 Tips for Parents.

http://www.smartmoney.com/Spending/Rip-offs/10-Things-the-College-Prep-Industry-Wont-Tell-You/?hpadref=1

 

Trade School Debt.

http://www.timesargus.com/article/20100314/NEWS01/3140328/1002/NEWS01

 

New Common State Standards. 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/10/AR2010031000024.html?hpid=topnews&sid=ST2010031000033

 

Spring College Visit Tips.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2010/03/09/1299803/road-trip-how-to-make-the-most.html

 

Battle of the Sexes.

http://www.theplainsman.com/view/full_story/6558077/article-Battle-of-the-sexes-cause-questions-in-college-admissions--gender-ratio?instance=home_news_lead_story

 

Qaulity Application Supplements vs "Look at Me."

http://media.www.thelaf.com/media/storage/paper339/news/2010/03/05/News/College.Applications.Call.For.Creativity-3884881.shtml

 

 Some For-Profits Abuse Accreditation/ Fianancial Aid.

http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/10_11/b4170050344129.htm?chan=bschools_undergraduate+business+programs+--+new+design_top+stories

 

 New California Wait Lists To Regulate Enrollment.

http://www.statehornet.com/news/freshmen-waitlists-to-lower-student-enrollment-at-csu-1.1219080

 

 College Bound Advisor Answers Financial Aid Questions.

http://www.jewishledger.com/articles/2010/03/03/news/news05.txt

 

 California Fee Hikes Help Poor Students?

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14509719?source=most_emailed

 

 Spring Break College Visits.

http://my.auburnjournal.com/detail/143482.html

 

 A Good Source for College & Career Stories.

http://www.citytowninfo.com/career-and-education-news/category/career-direct
 

FAFSA Financial Aid Deadline, March 2!

http://www.studentvoiceonline.com/fafsa-deadline-march-2-1.2170500

 

Asian-American Admissions Discrimination?

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2010/02/25/apop022510.DTL&tsp=1

 

Large College Tuition Increases for This Year. 

http://money.cnn.com/2010/02/24/news/economy/public_tuition_soars/index.htm

  

Everyone's Talking About Admissions Youtube Videos.

http://wyld-business.blogspot.com/2010/02/youtube-videos-for-college-admissions.html

 

Direct Loan Change A Mistake (Opinion)

http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/02/11/332350/private-loans-better-options.html

 

More Generally, A Very Sad Trend.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/single-view/news/attacks_targeting_teachers_and_students_worldwide_on_the_rise_says_unesco_report/back/18256/

 

Be Cautious in Scholarship Searches.

http://www.cumberlink.com/articles/2010/02/19/news/local/doc4b7e887959fbc363071046.txt

 

Student Survey Highlights Overlooked Colleges.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/14/AR2010021402968.html?referrer=emailarticle

 

Public DIscontent with Colleges.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/17/education/17college.html

 

Counselors Worry About Wait Lists.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-waitlists16-2010feb16,0,2314486.story

 

More College Latinos.

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-latino15-2010feb15,0,1453191.story

 

Generous Aid Cut Back.

http://moremoney.blogs.money.cnn.com/2010/02/12/colleges-cut-back-on-generous-financial-aid/

 

Applications Up Almost Everywhere.

http://www.northjersey.com/news/education/84204447_Applications_are_rising_to_record_levels_across_U_S_.html

 

One in Five Needs Remediation.

http://www.freep.com/article/20100211/NEWS06/2110616/1319/About-1-in-5-students-need-remedial-help-in-college

 

Aid Eases College Costs.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/09/AR2010020903832.html?referrer=emailarticle

 

Do Colleges Red Line Asian Students? (Editorial)

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/02/08/do_colleges_redline_asian_americans?mode=PF

 

Dartmouth Drops "No Loans."

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/02/09/dartmouth

 

Using Spanish to Recruit Hispanic Students.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/07/AR2010020701764.html?referrer=emailarticle

 

President's Pell Proposal.

http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/02/02/budget/

 

10 $2,000 Scholarships a Year to Multi-Talented Students.

www.discusawards.com

 

25 Scholarships of $7,500 for Student Athletes.

www.bodybymilk.com

 

1,000 Best Buy Scholarships of $1,000.

www.bestbuy.com/scholarships 

 

Williams C. Abandons "No Loans" Policy.

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/02/01/qt/williams_abandons_no_loans_policy

 

U. Cal Checks Applicant Activity Claims.

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14303391?source=email

 

Mass Marketing Applications.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/education/26admit.html

 

Women Discriminated Against?

http://www.statepress.com/node/10283

 

Study: No Harder To Get In Than A Decade Ago.

http://www.centerforpubliceducation.org/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=lvIXIiN0JwE&b=5715185&content_id=%7B182A5200-3C08-48B9-A491-ACB39EE372F4%7D¬oc=1

 

Applications Surge for DC Area Colleges.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/24/AR2010012401624.html?hpid=topnews

 

Online Applications Boom in NC (plus ap numbers/deadlines).

http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20100125/NEWS01/100124017

 

 

The 2009 UCLA National  Freshman Study

www.heri.ucla.edu/pr-display.php?prQry=42

 

Will Number of College Student Keep Increasing?

http://www.benzinga.com/92193/the-college-admissions-wave-will-the-number-of-students-keep-rising-forever

 

"The College Admissions Scam" (opinion).

http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2010/01/10/the_college_admissions_scam/

 

Financial Aid Struggles.

http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20100119/NEWS/1190339/Lining-up-college-aid-now-a-study-in-resolve

 

Harvard U. Resumes Accepting Transfers.

http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2010/1/15/transfer-students-admissions-according/

 

Harvard's Record Applications.

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2010/01/a-first-for-harvard/

 

U. Califronia Application Record.

http://www.sacbee.com/topstories/story/2463558.html

 

Financial Aid Trends, USNews.

http://www.usnews.com/education/paying-for-college/articles/2010/01/12/8-happyand-3-scarytrends-in-financial-aid-in-2010.html

 

Making Connections: Dimensions of Student Engagement, the 2009 study of student engagement at community colleges. http://www.ccsse.org/ .   

 

Counselors Struggle.

www.sltrib.com/news/ci_14137718?source=email

 

Recession Sends Students Scrambling for Law School.

www.nytimes.com/2010/01/10/education/10grad.html

 

NACAC 2008 Admissions Trends.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/05/xtr_561904.shtml 

 

Philadelphia Pushes College in New Program. 

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/homepage/80562767.html

 

Illegal Students?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/03/education/edlife/03alienbx-t.html

 

Looking for Green Students.

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2010668592_greencampuses02m.html

 

Special Admissions Rules for Athletes. www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/30/admissions-exemptions-benefit-lock/

 

Chinese Students Flock to U.S.

http://www.sctimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/200912260030/NEWS01/112260006

State of Campus Tours.

http://jacksonville.com/news/2009-12-29/story/in_an_age_of_virtual_advertisements_the_tour_group_is_still_king_for_campus_ad

 

More Early Admissions Data.

http://www.thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/author/jacques-steinberg

 

Discount Test Scores?

http://www.courant.com/news/education/hc-scorechoice.artdec07,0,2811536.story

 

First generation students blog about college.

http://www.wickedlocal.com/wellesley/news/x1158536346/Babson-College-student-in-Wellesley-blogs-about-being-first-in-family-to-attend-college
  

New Early Decision college admissions numbers.

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2009/11/24/early

 

California Latinos and African Americans value higher ed. http://news.newamericamedia.org/news/view_article.html?article_id=8a7fe1338492a2613c91bf44eba6983c

 

Florida's Most Expensive Universities Attract More Students Than Expected. http://wkrg.com/537332 

 

Cal State Swamped with Applications. 

www.scpr.org/news/2009/12/02/csu-applications2/

 

Trinity College, Dublin to Increase Student Numbers by 15 percent.
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2009/1126/1224259488219.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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