What do Hogwarts and Harvard Have in Common?

Since the publication of J.K. Rowling’s first book, Harry Potter mania has taken the nation by storm.  And as it turns out, college campuses are no exception. In a light-hearted opinion piece ...

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GRE to Undergo Overhaul

Changes are in store for the Graduate Record Examination. Beginning in fall 2011, the Educational Testing Service will begin scoring the test on a 130-170 point scale, with score increments of ...

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One of Year’s Biggest Admissions Stories is at Cal State

At last count, California State University had received more than 600,000 applications for admission next fall, with more than 70,000 of those arriving the day before the November 30 deadline. ...

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An Undeclared War between the SAT and ACT?

Some would argue that there has always been a friendly competition between the makers of the SAT and the ACT. But Fortune Magazine reports the rivalry has escalated to an “undeclared war.” In ...

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On April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hosted top admissions officers and leading researchers from Berkeley, Duke, Harvard, Ohio State, Princeton, Texas, Virginia, Yale and other universities along with the director of data research for U.S. News & World Report for the Rethinking Admissions conference.