A new survey by the National Association for College Admission Counseling finds 32 percent of students submitted seven or more applications for college admissions, up 10 percent since 2008.

The "2015 Building a Grad Nation" report shows a record high graduation rate of 81.4 percent for high school students, putting the United States on track to reach 90 percent by 2020.

A new paper released by the National Bureau of Economic Research finds that high school students who score high enough on an AP exam to get college credit are more likely to earn a B.A. within four years.

The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships met in Washington this week to push for federal policy to expand access to college level courses for high school students.

A new Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds while a university degree, on average, gives a $1 million boost in earnings over a lifetime compared to a high school diploma, the payoff varies widely depending on college major.

Results of a study by NACAC and Excelencia in Education show high schools that serve predominantly racial/ethnic minority students differ in school counseling characteristics that may affect college enrollment rates.

The William T. Grant Foundation issues a report, "The New Forgotten Half," showing students who drop out of college without a degree or credential are no better off in the labor market than high school graduates.

FairTest reports that 850 colleges now give students the option of submitting SAT and ACT scores, the largest increase in recent years with 25 more added since the spring of 2014.

Equal Opportunity Schools, the College Board, International Baccalaureate, and others join forces to expand programs that encourage underrepresented student to enroll in advanced courses in high school.

Frank Bruni advocates for perspective and balance in the college search process in Where You Go is Not Who You Will Be, as he speak to parents on this book tour.


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