Report: U.S. College Population To Increase By 19% Within 20 Years
- Did You Know? Elvin, John // Insight on the News;05/22/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 19, p34
Presents a trivia on the United States (US). Views of college students on racial preferences in college admission; Amount spent by teen-agers in 1999; Contribution of mineral-based materials produced in the US to the country's economy.
- Need aside, colleges cut top deals for star students. Decker, Jonathan P. // Christian Science Monitor;4/17/97, Vol. 89 Issue 99, p1
Reports that some college applicants to elite institutions in the United States negotiate deals to gain entry. Information on Frank Turner, a freshman finance major at Howard University in Washington; Why colleges bid fiercely for the best and most intelligent students; Reference to the...
- Disorder in the schools. Will, George F. // Newsweek;4/13/1998, Vol. 131 Issue 15, p84
Comments on college students' aptitudes and attitudes in the United States. A report by the Chronicle of Higher Education on declining decorum in classrooms; Consumerism on college campuses; The basic problem being the lowered admission requirements; The effect of California's Proposition 209...
- WHOSE EDUCATION IS IT, ANYWAY? Thompson, Michael G. // Town & Country;Jul2000, Vol. 154 Issue 5242, p124
Provides information on how the college-admissions process in the United States causes depression to college students.
- Colleges ask: Can enrollment be too high? Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;9/15/98, Vol. 90 Issue 204, pB7
Reports that universities and colleges across the United States in 1998 are facing larger than expected enrollments as increasing numbers of students are applying for and accepting admissions invitations. How the increased enrollment is affecting housing and class space and school budgets;...
- Quantity and Quality at College. // America;8/18/1928, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p439
The author reflects on the merits of the 250, 000 American freshmen college enrollees in September 1928. It is said that educators feel that many of these students are wrongfully admitted in colleges. Meanwhile, the statement of F.C. Woodward of the University of Chicago offers the assertion...
- FACE-TO-FACE ADMISSIONS. // University Business;Jan2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p19
Provides information on the personal delivery of admissions decisions by some Institutes of Higher Education in the U.S. Comment from Lisa Pinamonti Kress, director of admissions and scholarships at University of Kansas, regarding the method; Benefit of relaying the decisions in person to...
- Too Late for Early. Greene, Howard; Greene, Matthew // University Business;Sep2002, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p23
Focuses on an admission process, known as early decision strategy, at U.S. colleges as of September 2002. Benefits of early plans for students; Growth of the early action plans at selective colleges; Reactions of counselors to early decision strategy.
- Notes from North America. Paul Alper // Higher Education Review;Summer2010, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p63
The article focuses on admission of universities and colleges in the U.S. in which there is a gradual increase in the number of college applicants being rejected. It says that the factors of the said increase include the early admission process of the schools, the use of online applications, and...