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Laura Newland: What the Guidebooks Won't Tell You About College Life

3 years agoNews : Huffington Post

At a time when students are working harder than ever to gain admission to college it's comforting to think of universities as bastions of academic inquiry, where students debate grand ideas and discover how they can best serve society. But the reality is more complicated.
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How can we expand college access to low-income students?

News : The Great Debate (last year)

Every year thousands of low-income students in the U.S. “under-match” in college admission, landing at colleges that are not the strongest academic fit for them. Most of these students never even apply to the best colleges they coul... Read Post

'Magnitude' Of University Of Illinois Clout Program 'Shocks Me': Admissions Expert

News : Huffington Post (5 years ago)

Two college admissions experts who testified before the special commission this morning expressed surprise at the university's elaborate clouting system. They acknowledged that all colleges and universities receive inquiries from po... Read Post

Shane L. Windmeyer: To Ask or Not to Ask: LGBT Identity on College Admission Forms

News : Huffington Post (3 years ago)

It is imperative that colleges and universities give out LGBT students the option to self-identify on the college admission form. This way the campus can take responsibility for the LGBT student experience, their academic retention,... Read Post


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