Continuing the Conversation Archive

Finding the “Fit” for Top-Performing Low-Income Students

In Miami last week at the College Board Forum, Caroline M. Hoxby, an economics professor at Stanford University, discussed some of her research that looks at some of the missteps that low-income ...

Are AP Exams a Scam?

Former college professor and high school teacher, John Tierney sure thinks so.

Last week in a piece included on the Atlantic’s website, Tierney, an oft critic of the Advanced Placement program, ...

The Use of Race in College Admissions

Last week, the Supreme Court began hearing a potentially landmark case regarding the use of affirmative action in college admissions, revisiting an issue last addressed in 2003. At that time, ...

Web Profiles Haunt Students

From The Wall Street JournalMBA1

By Douglas Belkin and Caroline Porter

A growing number of top-ranked U.S. colleges say they are finding objectionable material online that hurts the chances of ...

An Increasingly Test-Optional Landscape

Today in high schools throughout America, there is arguably more emphasis than ever on the [perceived] importance of college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. A number of schools – private and ...

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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.

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