Admissions and enrollment.
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A new survey reveals concerns that growing enrollment pressures will “heighten a ‘sales’ approach to recruitment.”
Applicants who do not submit ACT or SAT scores will answer written questions designed to assess their “noncognitive” attributes.
The roles of training, technology, and collaboration were key topics of discussion at a conference convened by the White House and Harvard’s Graduate School of Education.
The magazine set out to base its list on objective data but admits that it’s “tough to boil down something as complicated as a college education.” Indeed so.
Class and culture shape applicants’ expectations of college, with important implications for recruitment, two experts say.
Colleges must think more like businesses and talk like them, too, one enrollment expert says.
It’s not clear how effective financial-literacy programs are at reducing borrowing or preventing defaults. But there are other reasons for colleges to help students manage their money, a guest blogger writes.
Critics often see merit-based and need-based aid as two possible ways a college might spend its aid money. One enrollment official sees the two types as symbiotic.
Before figuring out whether institutions are doing a good job, goals and terms must be defined, a researcher writes in a guest post.