News

  • Elite colleges can afford to enroll more low-income students

    • CNN
    • 05/03/2017

    The report calls on colleges to enroll more low-income students so that they make up at least 20% of the student body. Most colleges already do this, but there are 346 that fall short.

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  • Black-white grad gap vexes Mich. universities

    • Detroit News
    • 05/01/2017

    Many colleges in Michigan and across the nation struggle to graduate black students. Among the public universities in Michigan that landed on the report’s worst list were Oakland University (25.1 percentage point completion gap) and Saginaw Valley State University (26.6).

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  • Graduation Rates and Race

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 04/26/2017

    On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.

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  • Trump increases deportations of formerly protected DREAMers

    • USA Today
    • 04/20/2017

    The Trump administration has stepped up the deportation of undocumented immigrants who had come to the United States as children and lost their protected status, which had allowed them to stay, federal data provided to USA TODAY shows.

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  • Refinancing pitches hit the mail for student debt

    • Detroit Free Press
    • 04/20/2017

    Refinancing student debt is an idea that's been building buzz for roughly five years. But lenders aren't chasing everyone's college loan debt. They're looking at paychecks and degrees — not for college dropouts and others struggling to make payments.

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  • Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

    • AP News
    • 04/18/2017

    Even as higher education experts applaud the concept of free tuition, they question finer points of New York’s plan and whether it’s a model that should be replicated elsewhere.

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  • How To Get Low-Income Students Into Selective Colleges

    • NPR
    • 04/14/2017

    New social science research looks at how to get more low-income students into college.

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  • Common Application makes more changes for 2017-2018 college admissions season

    • The Washington Post
    • 04/14/2017

    Some of the changes to the Common App mimic what is being done on a new application by what is called the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, which includes all Ivy League schools, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University and the University of Virginia. It was billed as an...

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  • What Is the Future of College Marketing?

    • The Atlantic
    • 04/13/2017

    The “typical” American college student is changing. Is Big Data equipped to keep up?

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  • College applications from international students are taking a hit

    • USA Today
    • 04/13/2017

    A decrease in international enrollment at some schools could have a great economic impact, given that international students bring more than $32 billion a year into the U.S. economy.

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