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February 18, 2015

Growing Interest in Early Decision for Both Students and Colleges

The percent of students who think that a college having early-action and early-decision programs was "very important" in their decision to apply has doubled in the past 15 years.

February 10, 2015

More Incoming College Freshmen Aspire to Graduate School, Survey Finds

A survey of college freshmen conducted at UCLA finds nearly 44 percent of students hope to attend graduate school, with the trend fueled by the aspirations of women and first-generation college-goers

January 30, 2015

College Board Shares PSAT Results With Scholarship Providers

College Board is now giving students the option to have the results from their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test sent to five more organizations that give scholarships to disadvantaged students.

January 23, 2015

Students Weigh In on Factors for New College Rating System

A new poll finds high school and college students believe job placement and ability to repay loans are the most important factors to include in the federal college-rating system.

November 11, 2014

School-Day College Application Campaign Expands

The American College Application Campaign is helping students in 4,000 high schools in all 50 states complete applications during the school day.

October 23, 2014

Students Teach School Counselors to Use College Access Apps

College Summit hosts a series of App-a-thons to teach counselors and students about new mobile and web apps to help in the college-search process.

December 10, 2013

Choice of Majors More Critical to Pay for Young Women Than Men

A new study shows choice of major is a greater factor in reducing the pay gap for young women than attending an elite college.

November 26, 2013

As Teens Mull College Choices, Counselors Urge Caution in Interpreting Rankings

An online resource aims to help students better understand the methodology of college rankings to keep some perspective in selecting a school.

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 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.

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