Category Archives: Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles

3 Key Findings About College Admissions

From the Chronicle of Higher Education: If your vice president for enrollment looks haggard these days, maybe it’s because the percentage of accepted applicants who enroll keeps going down, complicating those all-important revenue projections. Or maybe she’s scrambling to attract … Continue reading

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | Leave a comment

Wealth Gap Between Richest Colleges and Others Is Expected to Grow

From the Chronicle of Higher Education: The nation’s 40 wealthiest universities are getting richer, and their endowments are growing at a faster rate than those of other institutions, The Wall Street Journal says. Read the full story here.

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | Leave a comment

New allegations of an SAT security breach, this time on a U.S. test

From the Washington Post: SAT cheating investigations this school year have centered in Asia, where student scores have been withheld in October, November, December and January. Now there’s a new facet to the scandal: Along with allegations of cheating in … Continue reading

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | Leave a comment

Report on Challenges for High School Counselors in College Advising

From Inside Higher Ed: High school counselors have significant time demands that keep them from spending as much time as many would like on college advising, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Association for College Admission Counseling. … Continue reading

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | Leave a comment

Study reveals SAT thresholds may hinder future four-year success

From Inside Higher Ed: For those students on the cusp of meeting minimum SAT requirements to enter college, where they choose to enroll could determine their chance of eventually earning a bachelor’s degree. Researchers from the College Board and Harvard … Continue reading

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | Leave a comment

Don’t Ask ‘What Can I Do With This Major?’

From the Huffington Post: A really smart student of mine who has been getting stellar grades in Economics was considering it as his major. But he wanted to know what he could do with it. I have had that question … Continue reading

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | Leave a comment

The rich are 8 times likelier to graduate college than the poor

From CNN Money: The massive gap in college graduation rates between rich and and poor is growing even wider. Some 77% of students from wealthy families earned bachelor’s degrees by age 24 in 2013, compared to only 9% of those … Continue reading

Posted in Newsworthy Research and Trends Articles | 1 Comment