Monthly Archives: May 2013

Small Private Colleges Lose More Students Despite Rise in Discounting

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Tuition discounting reached a rec­ord high in 2011-12 at private nonprofit colleges, but that common technique for attracting students often failed to have the desired effect, especially at small, less-selective institutions, according to a … Continue reading

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Why Disadvantaged Students Are More Influenced by College Marketing

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: Disadvantaged students are more likely to search for colleges haphazardly, rather than in the systematic way a good counselor would encourage. And that makes them more susceptible to marketing from lower-tier colleges that may … Continue reading

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Study at Bard College in Berlin – B.A. and gap year opportunity abroad

Have your students found a satisfying and affordable home for next year? Take a look at ECLA/Bard as a possible option for a BA degree or a gap year experience. Berlin, the storied city that’s inspired artists from Marlene Dietrich … Continue reading

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Colleges Soak Poor Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

From Bloomberg.com: U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to take on heavy debt, a report found. Almost two-thirds of private institutions require students … Continue reading

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Fordham University reception for college counselors: Thursday, May 30

To show our appreciation for all you have done to support your college-bound students, we invite you and your college counseling co-workers to join us for a reception at our Rose Hill campus in the Bronx on Thursday, May 30, … Continue reading

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Partnership for After School Education hosts CBO forum and college fair, June 3

Partners in Access: Community-Based Organization and College Forum & Fair Monday, June 3, 2013 8:30am – 12:00pm PASE, 120 Broadway, Suite 230, New York, NY Free and open to all Register here! Below find information on the college fair and … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Talk About on the Admissions Tour

From The Chronicle of Higher Education: The season of submitting applications to colleges and awaiting their decisions has come to an end in my house. But I’m not talking about the job market. We now face a nerve-racking month of … Continue reading

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