News Articles About College Admissions

2019 College Admissions News Articles
Another College Cyber Attacked, Hackers Demand $2M Ransom July 16, 2019
3 Women Charged in $1M Student Financial Aid Fraud July 2, 2019
Harvard Revokes Parkland Shooting Suvivor's Admissions Offer June 18, 2019
Issues of SAT Equality, from Testing to Scoring May 28, 2019
Northwestern University President Directly Involved in Selecting Students April 30, 2019
Auctioning Off College Admissions Seats? April 2, 2019
Yale Rescinds Acceptance Amid Admissions Bribery Scandal March 26, 2019
Wealthy Parents Bribe Elite Colleges to Admit Their Children March 12, 2019
College Under Fire for Photoshopping Billboard February 5, 2019
Princeton Graduate Sues Grad School for Discrimination January 29, 2019
2018 College Admissions News Articles
Newbury College Closing Shortly After Enrolling Mount Ida Students December 18, 2018
Could Federal Redefining of Gender Identity Cause "Administrative Chaos"? October 23, 2018
Harvard Supporters Back University in Admissions Trial October 16, 2018
Mom Agreed to Pay $1.5M to Elite College Consulting Firm February 14, 2018
2017 College Admissions News Articles
"OK to Be White" Signs a "Sign of the Times"? November 7, 2017
Community College Comp'd in California? October 17, 2017
Liberal School Seeking to Recruit Conservative Students October 3, 2017
International Students Impacted by Partial Travel Ban June 27, 2017
Prison Incarceration Costs More than Harvard University Tuition June 6, 2017
National Decision Day 2017 College Scholarships May 1, 2017
Another Governor Pushing for Free College Tuition? January 17, 2017
2016 College Admissions News Articles
Back To The Future - States Enticing Dropouts to Finish College December 27, 2016
Two For-Profits Accused of Scamming Students, Won't Get Funding February 2, 2016
Special Education on North Shore to Lose Funding to ISBE? January 26, 2016
2015 College Admissions News Articles
Mom’s Famous Spaghetti August 17, 2015
Mom’s Famous Spaghetti August 17, 2015
Early Decision, Early Action or Regular Decision? August 10, 2015
Strategy for Picking a Major July 30, 2015
Discovering Your Personal Soundtrack for Success July 22, 2015
College Applications - Start Early and Revise Often July 17, 2015
Why Students Should Use Scholarship Websites July 15, 2015
The Many Benefits of Honors Programs July 13, 2015
The Many Benefits of Honors Programs July 13, 2015
Enrolling at a Branch Campus vs. a Main Campus July 1, 2015
Colleges Where You Can Earn a Degree for Free June 16, 2015
Survey: 1 in 5 Harvard Graduates Cheated in Studies June 2, 2015
Hundreds of Colleges Still Accepting Applications May 26, 2015
Is Harvard Biased Against Asian American Applicants? May 19, 2015
What to Consider Before Opting Out of Standardized Tests May 1, 2015
New York Teen Accepted to all Eight Ivy League Schools April 6, 2015
10 Elite Schools Where Middle-Class Students Don’t Pay Tuition April 3, 2015
This Year’s Quirkiest College Admissions Essay Prompts March 3, 2015
Don’t Tax My 529 College Savings Plan, President Obama! January 27, 2015
President Obama Proposes Free Community College January 13, 2015
2014 College Admissions News Articles
10 Colleges with the Cheapest Room and Board Fees December 2, 2014
New Bloomberg Effort to Help Low-Income Students Through College November 4, 2014
Graduate School to Ask Applicants’ Sexual Identity October 29, 2014
Five Questions to Consider When Visiting Prospective Colleges October 21, 2014
And the Best Colleges for 2015 Are... September 9, 2014
Five Tips for Maximizing Merit Aid July 11, 2014
Most Expensive Public Schools for Out-of-State Students July 3, 2014
Michelle Obama Tells Students “My College Story Can Be Yours” June 17, 2014
Report: Millions of Millennials Are Underemployed or Unemployed May 20, 2014
Hundreds of Colleges Still Accepting Applications May 9, 2014
Some High Schools Allow Students to Opt Out of Lunch for More Class Time April 16, 2014
CBS Announces Top 25 Colleges with the Best Professors April 10, 2014
Teen Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools April 2, 2014
Congrats! Or Not… March 26, 2014
10 Celebs Who Attended Ivy League Schools February 28, 2014
Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Your Admissions Essay. February 26, 2014
Tennessee Governor Proposes Free Community College February 4, 2014
Colleges With the Highest Graduation Rates January 30, 2014
President, FLOTUS Push for More Access to Higher Education for Low-Income Students January 21, 2014
Avoid These Top Five College Admissions Interview Mistakes January 7, 2014
2013 College Admissions News Articles
University of Iowa Slashes Law School Tuition December 10, 2013
Scholarships.com Virtual Interns Wanted December 6, 2013
Colleges that Produced the Most U.S. Presidents November 14, 2013
College Tuition Increases Slow, Government Aid Falls October 25, 2013
GWU Admits Considering Financial Need in Admissions October 22, 2013
Ivy League Students Avoid Student Debt Crisis September 11, 2013
Why Single-Sex Colleges are Worth Considering September 3, 2013
The Perks of Joining the Military After High School August 2, 2013
Are You a Rural or City College Student? July 5, 2013
You’re Accepted...for Next Semester June 3, 2013
Choosing the Right Classes in High School May 16, 2013
10 Med Schools That Received the Most Applications April 30, 2013
Cooper Union to Charge Undergraduate Tuition in 2014 April 25, 2013
I’ve Got Spirit...How About You? March 15, 2013
Penn Admissions Officer Fired After Mocking Applicants on Facebook March 6, 2013
University Will Require All Students to Purchase iPad Minis January 18, 2013
2012 College Admissions News Articles
Cooper Union Students Protest Tuition Change December 4, 2012
Rick Perry Pushes $10,000 College Degree November 27, 2012
The Common App Announces Big Changes October 10, 2012
Your College Application Guide October 9, 2012
Scholarships.com Launches RightStudent College Recruitment Service October 4, 2012
Standardized Test Myths Debunked September 21, 2012
College to Offer Course Credit to Gap Year Takers September 13, 2012
Attending College Versus Going Pro: A Tough Decision Facing Successful Student-Athletes August 15, 2012
Ready. Set. Apply! August 3, 2012
AP Courses In Demand in Boston ‘Burbs July 16, 2012
Duncan to College Applicants: "Shop Around" July 3, 2012
Unique Liberal Arts Colleges July 3, 2012
R.I.P., Application Essay? June 21, 2012
Senioritis-Stricken Students Could Lose College Admission June 19, 2012
Wait, You Can Major in THAT?! June 11, 2012
Homeless Student Finds Her Place at Harvard June 8, 2012
Concerned About Student Debt? Choose Your School Wisely May 11, 2012
Don't Know Where You're Headed This Fall? These Schools Are Still Accepting Applications! May 9, 2012
How to Increase Your Chances of Getting Into Your Dream School May 2, 2012
Fastest Growing Jobs for College Grads May 1, 2012
Why a College Will Rescind Your Acceptance April 27, 2012
"First Generation" Trains Its Lens on College Access April 24, 2012
As Enrollment Deadlines Approach, Students Face Tough Choices April 20, 2012
Non-Resident Admission Doubles at UC April 18, 2012
Colleges Announce Commencement Speakers April 13, 2012
Schools with Rolling or Late Admissions Deadlines April 6, 2012
Tuition Discounts Lack Effectiveness April 5, 2012
Identity Crisis: Administrators Take Steps to Prevent Cheating on Standardized Tests April 4, 2012
Words of Wisdom for the Wait-Listed April 4, 2012
Admitted Students Groups on Facebook Foster Connections, Put Freshmen at Ease April 3, 2012
Making the Most of Your Final College Visits March 23, 2012
Commit Now, Pay Later March 21, 2012
Colleges Worry About End of Federal Aid-Based Ability Benefit March 20, 2012
Three Tips to Ease Your Mind on Test Day March 13, 2012
The Truth About Tuition Rates March 12, 2012
How and Why High Schoolers Should Find Summer Jobs, Internships and Volunteer Programs March 8, 2012
Why Ungraded Skills Are Still Important March 7, 2012
Make Yourself More Marketable with an Extra Major or Minor March 6, 2012
Standardized Testing vs. GPA: Which Better Indicates College Success? March 2, 2012
From Hollywood to Harvard: Celebrities and College March 1, 2012
Take Advantage of Tutoring February 29, 2012
The RESPECT Program: Will Its Selectivity Increase Teacher Effectiveness? February 23, 2012
Friends and the College Search: How They Can Help or Hinder Your Decision February 22, 2012
DePaul Takes the Guesswork Out of Transferring February 21, 2012
All Students CAN Have Access to Success! February 6, 2012
Oops! Dozens of Vassar College Applicants Given Fake Acceptance Letters February 1, 2012
Study Reveals Fewer Students Attending First-Choice Schools January 27, 2012
Top Universities Experience Drop in Applications January 20, 2012
Admissions Decisions: What to Do While You Wait to Hear January 16, 2012
University System of Georgia to Consolidate Campuses January 12, 2012
An App for Apps January 11, 2012
The AP Debate January 10, 2012
2011 College Admissions News Articles
Ohio to Eliminate Remedial Funding in Higher Ed by 2020 December 29, 2011
Dealing With Your Admissions Decision December 19, 2011
Berkeley Announces Aid Increase for Middle-Class Students December 15, 2011
I Survived College Application Season...and You Will, Too! December 15, 2011
When and How to Start Preparing for Grad School December 13, 2011
College App Prompts Become Quicker, Quirkier December 13, 2011
Is Your Dream School Affordable, Too? December 2, 2011
Students Alter Online Identities During Admissions Season November 30, 2011
What Really Matters to College Admissions Officers? November 21, 2011
The Importance of Letters of Recommendation November 18, 2011
An Update on Early Admissions November 15, 2011
Ivy League Fraud Fakes Harvard Cred…Again November 10, 2011
Graduation: A Time of Celebration or Stress? November 8, 2011
Adventures in Visa Acquisition November 7, 2011
Stepping Up and Standing Out November 4, 2011
Early Decision and Early Action Deadlines Extended November 2, 2011
Calculating Your College Choices November 2, 2011
Tuition at Cooper Union? November 1, 2011
Students Continue Trend of Applying to More Colleges October 27, 2011
SAT Cheating Scandal Prompts Security Review October 26, 2011
UC System Changes Admissions Requirements, Confuses Applicants October 24, 2011
Fairness in College Admissions October 20, 2011
How Social Media Savvy is Your School? October 11, 2011
Students Searching for Scholarships Find Fees Instead October 10, 2011
Early Decision vs. Early Action - Which is Right for You? October 6, 2011
Boo! Short & Tweet is Back for October! October 5, 2011
If the College Fits... October 4, 2011
College Branding Kicks Into High Gear October 4, 2011
Emory University Student Allegedly Took SAT For High Schoolers September 28, 2011
RI Board Approves In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students September 27, 2011
UC Berkeley’s “Diversity Bake Sale” Causes a Stir on Campus September 26, 2011
Changes Coming for the Common App September 23, 2011
If Schools Text It, Students Will Come September 22, 2011
Application Essays Take Center Stage at Middlebury September 20, 2011
Federal Mandate: All Schools Must Offer Net Price Calculators by October 29th September 16, 2011
Groupon-NLU Deal Doesn’t Guarantee Admission to Graduate Program September 14, 2011
Welcome to Your College Dorm…err, Hotel Room September 12, 2011
Should You Take a Gap Year? August 31, 2011
Pew Reports Hispanic Students are Largest Minority Group in College August 29, 2011
There’s No Such Thing as a Dumb Question on a Campus Tour August 17, 2011
University of Dayton to Offer Free Textbooks August 17, 2011
High Schools Seniors: 5 Things to do Before Summer’s Up August 15, 2011
New Study Explores Higher Ed Stratification August 11, 2011
Need Merit Aid? Apply Here! August 10, 2011
Don’t Object to Pre-Law Classes August 9, 2011
Would You Attend One of Film’s Favorite Colleges? August 8, 2011
Not-Your-Average Application Essay Prompts August 5, 2011
And Forbes’ Top American Schools Are… August 4, 2011
Head Out of State for an In-State Price July 27, 2011
A Word of Caution: Don’t Be TOO Active in College July 18, 2011
The Recession: College’s Sorting Hat? July 14, 2011
UConn's New President Donates $100K for Scholarship July 7, 2011
SIU President’s Granddaughter Wins Full-Tuition Scholarship June 27, 2011
Attending College Away vs. In-State June 24, 2011
Standardized Test ACTually May Not Predict College Success June 24, 2011
Facebook College Group Etiquette June 22, 2011
To Attend or Not to Attend: That is the ($100,000) Question June 20, 2011
Immigration Law Passed in Alabama June 15, 2011
Finding a Summer Job Late in the Game June 14, 2011
College Acceptance in 500 Words June 10, 2011
New at School? Find a Mentor to Show You the Ropes! June 10, 2011
Challenging Yourself in High School Has Vast Future Rewards June 8, 2011
Cheating Scam Busted in Beijing June 6, 2011
10 Universities with the Smallest Classes June 2, 2011
Save Your Standardized Test Scores! June 2, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com’s Virtual Interns: Julius Claybron May 26, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com's Virtual Interns: Radha Jhatakia May 20, 2011
Hundreds of Colleges Still Accepting Applications May 16, 2011
Meet Scholarships.com’s Virtual Interns: Anna Meskishvili May 2, 2011
UCs Out-of-State Solution April 20, 2011
Harvard Hopeful Sings for Admission on YouTube April 15, 2011
GPAs, Course Difficulty Increase for High School Students April 14, 2011
What Ever Happened to No Takesy Backsies? April 6, 2011
Acceptance Rates Plummet for Class of 2015 April 1, 2011
The NYU Global Network Gains a New Member March 28, 2011
Not-So-Standardized Testing March 16, 2011
Businessweek’s Top Undergrad Business Schools March 8, 2011
Scholarship of the Week: Holocaust Remembrance Project March 7, 2011
From College Dropout to Graduate: Kanye West to Join Fashion School March 7, 2011
University of Lies March 1, 2011
Wealthier Students More Likely to Gain Admissions February 23, 2011
DePaul Joins the Test Optional Club February 18, 2011
The Pros and Cons of International Recruiting February 14, 2011
Colleges With the Highest Graduation Rates February 11, 2011
Community College Students Struggle to Get Into Required Classes February 10, 2011
Want to Know the Likelihood a College Will Accept You? There’s an App for That! February 9, 2011
Your Score’s in the Mail...or Not February 3, 2011
Snow Days are Now E-Days in Ohio’s Mississinawa Valley January 28, 2011
The Far-Too-Common Application January 26, 2011
How Much Is The Application Fee?! January 21, 2011
You’re Out, I Think… January 7, 2011
2010 College Admissions News Articles
Mind the Gap December 30, 2010
Harvey Mudd Grads Get Paid December 29, 2010
House Passes Controversial Dream Act December 9, 2010
CBS Announces Top 25 Colleges with the Best Professors December 8, 2010
From Hogwarts to Harvard November 19, 2010
The Evolution of College Admissions November 16, 2010
GPA, SAT, and a Great Sense of Humor Walk into a Bar November 12, 2010
What the Blank?! November 5, 2010
How Expensive is "Too Expensive" for a College Education? November 4, 2010
Is Your School Transfer-Friendly? November 2, 2010
The Early Student Gets Admitted October 21, 2010
Proofing College Applications: More Than Just Spell Check October 19, 2010
Want to Get into an Ivy League? October 15, 2010
College Dropouts Cost Taxpayers Billions October 12, 2010
The Common App Conundrum September 25, 2010
Playing Favorites? September 22, 2010
Community Colleges Forced to Become More Selective July 1, 2010
Penn State Seeks Answer to Students Who Plagiarize June 23, 2010
Family Fights Decision Blocking 13-Year-Old from College June 4, 2010
More College Students Enrolling in Summer Sessions May 26, 2010
Space Still Available at Many Colleges for Fall May 5, 2010
Immigration Law May Influence Arizona College Admissions April 30, 2010
Study Evaluates Transfer Admissions Process April 29, 2010
University of California Plans to Use Wait List for Incoming Freshmen February 1, 2010
Report Shows Gender Gap Has Stabilized Among Undergraduates January 26, 2010
Yale Takes Musical Approach to Reach New Applicants January 20, 2010
AP Analysis Targets "Special Admissions" for Student-Athletes January 5, 2010
2009 College Admissions News Articles
Yale University Offers Admission to Quadruplets December 23, 2009
19 Colleges Targeted in Gender Bias Investigation December 17, 2009
Admission Competition Heating Up at State Colleges November 16, 2009
Do Colleges Discriminate Against Women in Admissions? November 3, 2009
More Public Colleges Taking Holistic Approach in Admissions November 2, 2009
Research Suggests Admissions Competition May Be Overblown October 27, 2009
The State of College Admissions 2009 October 20, 2009
Early decision; Is it for you? October 20, 2009
Ithaca College Pays Students to Put Off School for a Year October 8, 2009
SAT Score Choice and the Common Application October 6, 2009
Conference to Explore Standardized Testing Debate September 24, 2009
Competition Continues to Grow in Admissions Process August 28, 2009
College Choice: More than Just Rankings July 29, 2009
New Report on Highest-Paying Colleges and Majors July 21, 2009
Three Universities Subpoenaed in Admissions Investigation June 19, 2009
Study Compares College Graduation Rates June 3, 2009
Study Shows Standardized Test Prep Can Pay Off May 20, 2009
High School Seniors: Your Last Semester Still Matters May 7, 2009
Colleges Have Facebook and Know How To Find You April 29, 2009
Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter III April 14, 2009
Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter II April 10, 2009
Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter April 9, 2009
The Recession and College Admissions April 2, 2009
PhD Admissions Tumbling in Tough Times March 31, 2009
CollegeWeekLive March 25, 2009
Don't Spend March Waiting: Take Action Now for Fall Financial Aid March 17, 2009
Some Stress Relief for College Applicants January 20, 2009
2008 College Admissions News Articles
More Americans Applying to Canadian Universities December 30, 2008