A new publication considers higher education’s admissions and financial-aid systems through the lens of racial equity and urges stakeholders to rethink key barriers for students of color.
Many selective public institutions are struggling to increase access for Black students, and Temple University is no exception. The Philadelphia Inquirer took a closer look.
U.S. medical schools have begun training their largest and most diverse class in history after the pandemic put a spotlight on the profession—and allowed most applicants to interview remotely, shrinking travel costs.
Concluding more than three years of deliberation, the University of California system has announced that it will not use any standardized test to help make admissions decisions.
Colleges’ sticker price, outreach, and diversity often factor into first-generation students’ postsecondary choices, a survey found.
What would happen if colleges randomly selected students from a pool of applicants who met certain requirements?
Virtual college tours—widely popular during the pandemic—could be a useful long-term tool for making recruitment more inclusive.
Tuition freezes seem like they would help all students, but a look at the data shows otherwise.
U.S. News & World Report’s new Best Colleges guide includes only slight adjustments to the way it weighs SAT and ACT performance, just as a new Common App study sheds light on who actually submitted scores last year.
New research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce explores common arguments made by critics of affirmative action.
Higher education organizations and experts are urging U.S. News & World Report to drop test scores from its “Best Colleges” calculations.
The content of students’ college application essays has an even stronger correlation to household income than SAT scores, according to a new working paper.