How one black alumnus of a majority white university tried to paint a positive but realistic picture for prospective students.
How the ever-escalating competition for applicants, revenue, and prestige affects the front line.
Some institutions have pushed to send admitted students earlier notifications of their aid — even if that means setting tuition earlier. Others are taking a wait-and-see approach.
Many people worry that high-achieving, low-income students too often don’t attend top colleges. A new book explores the challenge of helping more students succeed at a broader range of institutions.
A college student noticed a gap in the research on people who plan to attend college but don’t matriculate. So she set out to fill it.