News

  • New Feature of the College Tour: First-Class Campus Hotels

    • The New York Times
    • 11/21/2016

    Many colleges and universities around the country have decided that campus guest quarters, instead of perfunctory, can become pampering places that help promote the institution’s brand and image.

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  • College Completers More Likely to Be Employed

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 11/16/2016

    New federal numbers show that students who complete a college degree or certificate are more likely to be employed than their peers who don't.

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  • International Student Numbers Top 1 Million

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 11/14/2016

    Annual report finds that international enrollments climb at undergraduate and graduate level and decline at intensive English level. The number of Americans studying abroad continues to grow.

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  • New Item on the College Admission Checklist: LinkedIn Profile

    • The New York Times
    • 11/07/2016

    Some social media experts are advising high school seniors to take control of their online personas — by creating elaborate profiles on LinkedIn, the professional network, and bringing them to the attention of college admissions officers.

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  • New Era for Disability Rights

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 11/07/2016

    As higher education turns increasingly digital, disability rights advocates turn to legal measures -- and an attentive Justice Department -- to address the challenges facing students with disabilities.

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  • Even Top Students May Drop Out After Losing Aid

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 11/03/2016

    Students are more likely to drop out of college if they lose even small amounts of financial aid -- regardless of their grade point average -- according to a study from the Education Advisory Board, a research and consulting firm based in Washington.

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  • The Colleges Are Watching

    • The Atlantic
    • 11/02/2016

    With access to predictive analytics and more data than ever before, how can universities avoid invading students’ privacy while promoting academic success?

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  • College costs rising faster than financial aid, report says

    • The Washington Post
    • 10/28/2016

    Colleges are putting the brakes on hefty price increases, but tuition and fees are still rising at a faster rate than the financial aid and family income needed to cover costs, according to two reports released Wednesday by the College Board.

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  • Fixing Capacity With Better Class Scheduling

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 10/28/2016

    Colleges are re-examining their student enrollment data to better understand how courses are scheduled in an effort to fix capacity problems.

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  • U-M sees increase in overall enrollment, underrepresented minorities

    • MLive
    • 10/26/2016

    More students are on the University of Michigan campus this fall, while the school has seen an increase in its underrepresented minority population.

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