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The Transfer Student Success and Equity Intensive is producing more equitable transfer outcomes.

Senator Bill Cassidy and others speak at a podium about their latest proposal to lower the cost of higher education.

Republicans Unveil Sweeping Higher Education Legislation

Although not likely to become law anytime soon, the package of bills shows that Senate Republicans are ready to step up to the plate on higher education policy.

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Without a Preference, Amherst Legacy Admits Fell From 11% to 6%

This is the first year in which they did not receive a preference.

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Columbia U Drops Out of ‘U.S. News’ Undergraduate Rankings

Its move could encourage other colleges to do the same. Three have acted this year.


Ethical College Admissions: Vanity Fare

What does a critique of college admissions really say, asks Jim Jump.

The Week in Admissions News

Public is skeptical of affirmative action, poll suggests; tough choices on the federal budget; UNC medical school and diversity; defining liberal education.

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Why Students Opt Not to Enroll

Students in a new survey cite concerns about academic preparation, mental health and affordability. Many say college isn’t worth it.

Columbia U Drops Out of ‘U.S. News’ Undergraduate Rankings

Columbia University is dropping out of the undergraduate rankings of U.S. News & World Report. The university’s law and medical...