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April 19, 2013

College Acceptance Rates Begin to Trickle In

Colleges begin to post acceptance rates for the class of 2017; overall national average for acceptance is 63.8 percent.

April 12, 2013

Summer Texting, Mentoring Keeps Incoming College Students on Track

Low-income high school graduates are more likely to attend college in the fall if they receive peer mentoring and text-message reminders over the summer, new research from Harvard finds.

October 22, 2012

Changes Coming to Common College Application Next Year

Officials from the Common Application announce changes for 2013 standard form.

October 06, 2012

College Applicants Look For Help Online and From Other Students

College applicants look websites, such as Unigo.com, at student reviews for advice.

September 14, 2012

Advice for High School Students Connecting with College Reps

Meeting with college representatives visiting high schools can help chances in admissions process, say college-admissions experts.

August 31, 2012

Dept. of Ed. Provides College-Prep Checklist by Grade

Checklists from U.S. Dept. of Ed. helps high school students get organized in the college search process.

August 02, 2012

Nonprofit Designed to Help First-Generation Students With SAT Prep

Young Stanford graduates hope to expand nonprofit providing SAT prep for low-income, first-generation students

July 25, 2012

When Students Transfer from Four-Year Colleges to Two-Year Schools

New report on reverse transfer trends show paths that students take from four-year to two-year colleges.

June 21, 2012

Researcher Calls for Better College-Readiness Counselor Training

Paper released by NACAC call for high school counselor to have better training to help student with college and career readiness.

June 19, 2012

U.S. Chamber Rates States on Postsecondary Public Education

US Chamber evaluates states on performance, transparency and accountability of public colleges and universities.

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