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New College Board Tool Helps Admissions Officers

'Environmental Dashboard' is a new tool from The College Board that allows admissions officers to get more context for each application they read. It was used by about 15 schools in the pilot run.

See How Student Loan Borrowing Has Risen in 10 Years

"... Today's students are borrowing more in loans, while colleges and universities continue to raise tuition and fees." Check out the full report and let us know your thoughts!

Stanford Not to Announce Undergraduate Application Numbers

"Beginning in fall 2018, Stanford will no longer publicize data regarding the numbers of undergraduate applications. The policy shift is intended to help de-emphasize the perceived importance of low admit rates at colleges and universities."

8 More Colleges Submitted Incorrect Data for Rankings

"U.S. News will consider them unranked for the rest of this rankings year, but that punishment will last only a few weeks. Some colleges say U.S. News is to blame."

The Top 10 Colleges for Financial Aid

"Here are the schools that are doling out the most aid to offset the cost of college, according to The Princeton Review's 2019 ranking. The top 10 are all private, many of which have sky-high tuition prices, but their very generous aid packages tell a different story."

What Do Top Colleges Have Against Transfer Students?

Princeton University did something this year it hasn’t done since 1990: It accepted transfer students. Discover how the image of the modern undergraduate shifted in recent year and how top colleges now view transfer students.

The 20 Best Value Colleges of 2019

"Every year, the Fiske Guide to Colleges releases a ranking of the 10 "best-buy" public and the 10 'best-buy' private colleges." Check out the 20 schools that came out on top for 2019.

How Some Students Are Lowering or Avoiding College Tuition and Student Loans

"As many Americans struggle with student debt, a growing number of college-bound teenagers have found a way to sidestep as much as $44,000 in tuition expense, on average—and the loans that often go along with it." Read more!