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November 01, 2013

Students Not Bothered That Colleges Are Checking Them Out Online More

Nearly one-third of admissions officers surveyed say they have checked out an applicant's online profile, while the practice doesn't concern most students.

October 30, 2013

Keeping Perspective on the College-Selection Process

As high school students apply to colleges this fall, it's best to remember that just 2 percent of schools take less than 25 percent of their applicants.

October 21, 2013

Common Application Works to Address Glitches, Offers Apology

As students face technical problems trying to apply to complete the electronic Common App, officials offer an apology and commitment to improved service.

August 15, 2013

Turning a High School Internship Into a College Essay

Experts encourage high school student to focus on a lesson learned in an internship when using the experience as a college essay topic.

July 18, 2013

ACT Report Reveals Enrollment Trends for Test Takers

A new enrollment section of the ACT College Choice Reports shows students who score higher on the college-entrance exam are more likely to attend schools farther from their homes than those with lower achievement.

June 28, 2013

New Info Out to Help Students and Policymakers Facing College Decisions

Updated information is released on college costs and financial-aid trends.

June 27, 2013

College Information Intervention Needed for Low-Income Students

High-achieving, low-income students can benefit from detailed information about the college process, says a new report.

June 21, 2013

High School Initiative to Improve College-Going Rates Shows Promise

Early evaluations of the Postecondary Success Collaborative shows helping high schools leverage existing resources to improve college access is having an impact.

April 30, 2013

College-Comparison Tool Introduced

A new, free online tool is rolled out to help students compare college costs.

April 08, 2013

Helping High School Seniors Sort Financial-Aid Offers

A financial-aid shopping sheet debuts this year and is among several resources to help incoming college freshmen compare education costs.

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