As students face technical problems trying to apply to complete the electronic Common App, officials offer an apology and commitment to improved service.
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October 22, 2012
Officials from the Common Application announce changes for 2013 standard form.
September 25, 2012
A survey of admissions officers finds 18 percent feel submitting both an ACT and SAT score gives students an advantage.
May 29, 2012
Researchers critique value of college rankings and encourage student to look beyond the lists for right fit.
February 21, 2012
Administration seeking feedback on new draft of college scorecard to help students compare value and affordability of schools.
December 22, 2011
Looking back at the most-read College Bound posts of the year, you can see a range of issues. From policymakers to parents to educators, you were drawn to stories about applications and access, completion and jobs. So, a drum roll please.....The top 10 stories, as measured by hits on this blog, fo...
October 13, 2011
High school students across the country are busily wrapping up their Common Apps this month to make the first round of deadlines in a college-application season that, for many, will not end until Dec. 31. So much for the plan to do it over the summer. The reality is that there will be many late ni...
October 03, 2011
A websiteAcceptly.comlaunches today to help high school students keep organized and tap into resources needed in the college-search process. The free, online site has sections with information on academics, activities, testing, college choice, applications, and financial aid. There ar...
September 12, 2011
It's out. U.S. News and World Report has posted its 2012 Best Colleges rankings.
August 17, 2011
Just a reminder to join me for a free Education Week webinar today at 2 p.m. EST to discuss access to college for low-income students. The presenters will be Jennifer Engle from the Education Trust and Traci Kirtley of Admission Possible. For more information or to register, click here.