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How Colleges Can Admit Better Students

As colleges nationwide prepare to announce this month which applicants they have decided to accept, it’s worth asking why so many admissions offices pass up easy opportunities to admit higher-quality students.

College Admissions: Getting Into College Is Now Easier, A Surprise For Most Students

There are always news and headlines about how the number of applications spike in prestigious colleges which trigger fear among many students. In reality, it is actually easier to get into these colleges than the previous years.

Betsy DeVos Statement on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released a statement after meeting with presidents and chancellors of Historically Black Colleges and Universities at the White House. It sparked a heated debate. Weigh in and share your thoughts!

Started in Parents Forum by ucbalumnus

4 Keys for Negotiating a Better College Aid Offer

When it comes to bargaining, most Americans know they can negotiate on a home, a car or an appliance. But what about college, a big-ticket item that could leave you in six figures worth of debt for decades?

Middlebury College Professor Injured by Protesters as She Escorted Controversial Speaker

Middlebury College Professor Allison Stanger was injured by protesters Thursday evening as she was escorting a controversial speaker from campus. She was treated at Porter Hospital and released. How do you view this event?

Started in Parents Forum by Ohiodad51

The 10 Worst Colleges for Free Speech: 2017

There isn’t a week that goes by without a campus free speech controversy reaching the headlines. Check out this year's ten worst schools for free speech according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE).

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

'The Great Shame of Our Profession'—How the Humanities Survive on Exploitation

For those whose kids are interested in pursuing a career as a humanities professor, read the following article from The Chronicle of Higher Education and be warned.

Started in Parents Forum by Zinhead

Penn Launches Online Course to Make College Admissions Easy for Students

"On February 13, the Admissions Office at the University of Pennsylvania launched a free online learning course to help students and parents in the college admissions process." Find out more!