News

  • #YouAreWelcomeHere

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 08/18/2017

    Eastern Michigan University displays banners of 108 of its international students on campus as part of a national campaign to convey “You Are Welcome Here.”

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  • Not So Open Doors

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 08/18/2017

    Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

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  • Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

    • Associated Press
    • 08/17/2017

    Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI Act removed a 15-year limit on using the benefits, effective immediately.

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  • Warrior Scholars Programs help veterans prepare for college life

    • CBS News
    • 08/15/2017

    Veterans at three college campuses just finished a week-long academic bootcamp. The Warrior Scholar Project prepares veterans to go back to school. Programs in Massachusetts, Michigan and Texas were the last of more than a dozen that took place this summer.

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  • Getting into college was the easy part. Staying there is becoming harder than ever, experts say.

    • The Washington Post
    • 08/15/2017

    Inadequate preparation, unrealistic expectations and other issues that college freshmen don’t anticipate can become important obstacles to happiness and success.

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  • Why students are choosing to go to college in Canada instead of the United States

    • CNBC
    • 08/10/2017

    Students from all over the world apply to attend America's colleges and universities, but one country is now more popular than ever with international applicants — Canada.

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  • Where do families get nearly $24,000 for one year of college?

    • Detroit Free Press
    • 08/09/2017

    Saving money for college, searching for scholarships and studying what is affordable can be tackled at any time, even if you didn't have much of a plan to start.

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  • Why Men Are the New College Minority

    • The Atlantic
    • 08/08/2017

    Males are enrolling in higher education at alarmingly low rates, and some colleges are working hard to reverse the trend.

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  • Affirmative Action Policies Evolve, Achieving Their Own Diversity

    • The New York Times
    • 08/07/2017

    But even without federal intervention, a look at affirmative action policies in 2017 shows that they have achieved their own kind of diversity, evolving from the explicitly race-based quotas of decades ago into a range of approaches that occasionally, not always, near the melting-pot ideal,...

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  • The Thorny Relationship Between Asians and Affirmative Action

    • The Atlantic
    • 08/04/2017

    The Justice Department plans to investigate whether Harvard discriminates against applicants because of their race, but such efforts are often futile because admissions practices are so complex.

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