Copycats Beware: Turnitin is Coming to a College Admissions Office Near You

turnitin logoMost college students are all too familiar with, an online application that professors use to detect plagiarism. At last count, nearly 800,000 instructors had used the system to ...

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Study: Low-income students still unlikely to attend selective colleges

rewardingstriversResearchers Anthony Carnevale and Stephen J. Rose rocked the academic world in 2004 with their landmark study that showed students from the lowest socioeconomic quartile were 25 times less likely ...

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New Research Finds Racial Bias in SAT

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Girl Power: Women Outpacing Men in Higher Ed

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Changes May Be in Store for College Rankings

us-newsAlthough much anticipated each year, the U.S. News & World Report college rankings are not without controversy. As reported on this blog, two recently published studies have questioned the ...

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OnĀ April 15 and 16, 2009, Wake Forest University hostedĀ 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.