Monthly Archives: November 2010

Complexity in College Admission: Fact or Urban Myth?

Visit Admissions in the 21st Century, a project of the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, for the latest news on complexity of the college admission process. As another application season gets underway, a new report focuses on research conducted … Continue reading

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New Report-A Diversity Action Blueprint

The Access & Diversity Collaborative, a project of the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center, is pleased to announce the release of its newest publication, A Diversity Action Blueprint: Policy Parameters and Model Practices for Higher Education Institutions.(.pdf/1.78MB). Requires Adobe … Continue reading

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Conference Opportunity on December 8th

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for December 7 and December 8, 2010 Annual Professional Development Workshop (PDW) on December 8 and Admissions Advisory Council & GEAR UP SUMMIT on December 7 Hosted by Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu), College Board … Continue reading

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Kit of Helpful Admission Related Materials

Help your seniors keep their college applications on track with the handy Cappex College Application Checklist, part of the popular Cappex College Fit Kit. Students can use the checklist to guide them through the application process and help ensure that … Continue reading

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The Troubling Rise in Early Admissions

http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/the-troubling-rise-in-early-admissions/27737 The development is very disturbing, especially in light of a new report describing the inequity of the practice, says Richard Kahlenberg.

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Not so Need Blind

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/10/29/findiscrimination  At gathering of admissions and aid leaders, speakers stress the dilemmas they face with limited budgets.

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