Prices Rise but President Promises Help

rising-college-costsThere were two important stories this week about a fundamental concern for anyone interested in college admissions.  The first report, released by the College Board at their annual conference, ...

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NYU Withdraws from National Merit Scholarship

New York University has become the latest in a movement of colleges to withdraw its support of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. Founded in 1955, National Merit funds scholarships for ...

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Identifying Diversity in College Admissions

elmhurst-college_200x200As college admissions offices nationwide continue the commitment toward creating more diverse communities, conventional concepts of diversity are being challenged to include a broader, more ...

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The Price of SAT Success?

students-arrested-for-sat-cheating-11093001One of the goals of this Rethinking Admissions blog is to highlight the need for change in the increasingly high pressure world of college admissions. The stress created by the admissions ...

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Not Your Average Interview

yurtdisi-universite-egitimiThe idea of Rethinking Admissions is challenging. For every forward looking idea that can be incorporated into making the admissions process more humane, equitable, and effective, there is an ...

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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.