July 23, 2015
Another tie to Cuba: Colleges are forming new partnerships with the country
By Susan Svrluga For many years, the dean of the University of the District of Columbia’s law school has been fascinated by Cuba — its politics, culture […]
July 23, 2015
How many colleges and universities do we really need?
By Jeffrey J. Selingo Today, there are some 5,300 colleges and universities in the United States, everything from beauty schools to Harvard. Though we often refer to […]
July 23, 2015
Teenagers and Colleges Are of 2 Minds on the Best Recruitment Strategies
By Eric Hoover If you understand teenagers, then — wait, does anybody really understand teenagers? No, of course not. But colleges spend a lot of time […]
July 16, 2015
Fraud frenzy? Chinese seek U.S. college admission at any price
By Shen Lu and Katie Hunt, CNN Story highlights More Chinese are applying to U.S. colleges; many use agents But fraud is a significant concern of […]
July 16, 2015
Next Time With Dignity
By Robert Weisbuch My son’s spring break from high school would occur toward the end of April, and we would take the one opportunity to head […]
July 5, 2015
Graduate Applications From Abroad Climb, but Slowly
Report: “2015 CGS International Graduate Admissions Survey: Preliminary Applications” Author: Jeff Allum, director of research and policy analysis Organization: Council of Graduate Schools Summary: Applications to American graduate schools are […]
July 5, 2015
10 Colleges Where Freshmen Are Most Likely to Come Back
By Delece Smith-Barrow The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students […]
July 5, 2015
Obama administration retreats from federal college rating plan
By Nick Anderson The Obama administration has abandoned a plan for the federal government to rate colleges and universities, opting instead to give consumers more tools […]
July 5, 2015
How Successful People Make Smart Decisions
By Dr. Travis Bradberry Your days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. A study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by a […]
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