Too often, the author argues, the admissions office is the chief obstacle to low-income, first-generation, and minority students' efforts to gain access to college.
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Just two months after a group of neuroscientists criticized commercially available brain games, a different group of scientists released an open letter on Wednesday saying the products do show promise.
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The program will focus on strengthening athletes’ character at a time when many of them are facing intense scrutiny for their off-field actions.
The U.S. Census Bureau has proposed no longer asking people in the national survey about their field of undergraduate study.
By Karin Fischer and Eric Hoover
Inside one college town's uneasy embrace of drinking.
By Beth McMurtrie
Colleges treat it as a problem to be solved through education, not enforcement, despite evidence that information alone isn't enough.
By Scott Carlson
The multiplying regulations that colleges must follow bring new costs and headaches. For what?
By Lee Gardner
It’s a simple idea: When students withdraw, their federal aid should go back to the government. In practice, it’s not so easy.
By Lee Gardner
We put out a call on social media, and the responses were revealing. Here are the "ridiculous" and "costly" regulations that drive professors and administrators to drink.
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