New research shows that college applicants are selective in deciding when to submit standardized test results to schools that don’t require them, opting to withhold low scores and trusting that they will not be penalized.
The Hechinger Report has created a “first of its kind” college guide to help students explore schools based on state laws, policies, and other indicators of campus culture—factors that could affect how welcoming an institution feels for a particular student.
Georgia has launched a new direct admissions program, which aims to increase college access by telling students that colleges are “holding a spot” for them and making it easy to apply.
After the Supreme Court decision ending race-conscious affirmative action, Historically Black Colleges and Universities are expecting an ongoing influx of applications.
U.S. News & World Report’s updated grading system places more emphasis on student outcomes, bringing some colleges closer to the top of the list, while others sank.
With more women attending college than men, some schools are taking steps to make their campuses more appealing to potential male applicants.
The Supreme Court’s decision to end affirmative action at U.S. colleges and universities has sparked widespread discussion about the likely fallout and who will be most affected.
The student populations at many public flagship institutions do not reflect the percentage of Black or Latine high school graduates in their state, according to an analysis by The Hechinger Report.
New reports published by the Journal of the American Medical Association Network highlight strategies colleges, medical schools, and medical-residency programs can use to address structural inequities that have slowed efforts to increase diversity in the medical profession.
Although direct admissions can open doors to postsecondary education for students from underrepresented communities, a simpler application process isn’t enough to make college truly accessible, some experts say.
Facing an ongoing mental health crisis among college students, higher education institutions are ensuring faculty and staff are equipped to support student wellbeing and help those confronting mental health challenges.
Saying that the scoring system used for U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools list is incompatible with Georgetown Law’s “mission as a legal educator and servant of the public interest,” the school announced that it would no longer participate. The move came as several other law schools reconsidered their involvement with the rankings.