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Tag: Admissions Counseling
Report: Is Guaranteed Admissions Effective in Developing Diverse Class?
In a recent study published by the American Educational Research Association, researchers evaluated whether admissions certainty for Texas high school graduates has different effects on high- and low-income students.
December 10, 2018
Report: Secondary School Counselors Underutilized in College Completion Push
The “2011 National Survey of School Counselors: Counseling at a Crossroads” seeks to reposition guidance counselors as more effective facilitators in the nation’s pursuit of greater postsecondary attainment.
November 16, 2011
College Admissions Report Predicts U.S. Enrollment Increases through Decade’s End
The “2011 State of College Admission” report predicts that, while high school graduation rates have essentially leveled off, college enrollment is expected to rise—from the 20.4 million students currently enrolled in degree-granting institutions of higher education to 23 million in the 2019-20 school year.
October 23, 2011
Along with Increased Test-taking, SAT Sees Drop in Average Scores
The nation’s average SAT scores dropped significantly in 2011 from last year, according to results released Wednesday by the College Board, but experts offered different perspectives on the reasons why.
September 14, 2011
Conservative Group Says UW-Madison Admissions Favor Minorities
Black and Hispanic applicants were more likely to be accepted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison even though they had lower average test scores than White and Asian applicants, according to the Center for Equal Opportunity.
September 13, 2011
Drawing From the Same Well
Caltech admissions director uses his American Indian roots to attract Native students to the elite school.
June 27, 2011
New Bill Targets College Access, Academic Success in Low-Income Areas
Education leaders in the U.S. Senate want to promote college success in low-income communities through a new “cradle-to-career” educational support program in the nation’s highest poverty neighborhoods.
June 14, 2011
Despite AP Access Limited Among Minorities, Exam-Taking on the Rise
The number of high school seniors taking Advanced Placement exams is steadily rising, but a significant gap persists with lack of exam-taking among African-American students, according to a report.
February 9, 2011
Perspectives: Inadequate Counseling for Those Who Need It
Too many urban and rural high school students lack access to the counseling necessary to help them prepare and plan for college.
January 6, 2011
Young Scholars Reflect on Family Ties in the Academy
Having grown up in the academy, second-generation scholars chart their own course to become their professor parents’ academic peer.
November 22, 2010
SAT Takers Grow More Diverse, Scores Stagnate
More students from diverse backgrounds are taking the SAT, a College Board report released Monday shows, but critics warn that their performance on the college entrance exam raises concerns about the current quality of K-12 U.S. education.
September 13, 2010
Senate Hearing: Videos of For-Profit School Staffers Expose Fraudulent Acts
Secretly-recorded videos of shady practices within the for-profit college sector got aired Wednesday during an occasionally testy Senate committee hearing that probed the extent of those practices among the proprietary schools.
August 4, 2010
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