College admissions: When high school courses matter most

From The Washington Post

By Martha Allman, Dean of Admissions at Wake Forest University

College admissions officers around the country are submerged in applications. At this time of year, we are ...

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This week in the 8th Annual AP Report to the Nation, the College Board revealed that while the number of AP test takers has risen during the last decade, minority participation continues to lag ...

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SAT Misreporting

This week, Claremont McKenna College came under spotlight as its dean of admissions and financial aid admitted to falsely reporting SAT statistics for a period dating back 6 years.  The primary ...

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College Counseling Could Be Better

Just Ask Your School Counselor.

In two recent reports from the College Board’s Annual Survey of School Counselors and the Education Trust, a startling percentage of high school counselors ...

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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.