The People Who Deliver Your Students

How the ever-escalating competition for applicants, revenue, and prestige affects the front line.


A New Financial-Aid Timeline Could Reshape Admissions. Here’s How Colleges Are Preparing.

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.


Admissions & Student Aid

A Wider Lens on the ‘Match’ Between Students and Colleges

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.


The Patterns Behind Summer Melt, and What Colleges Are Doing to Stop It

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.


‘Coalition’ Leader Wants New Application to Serve the Underdog in Admissions

Annie Reznik, the first executive director of the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success, says the group aims to empower disadvantaged students.