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- What is 'student positioning' in the application process? Mauro, Stephanie // Hudson Valley Business Journal;1/4/2010, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p18
The article provides information on the Student Positioning program that is aimed to help students find colleges based on social, academic and financial matches in the U.S.
- 4 Colleges Ask Applicants' Sex Orientation. // Women in Higher Education (10608303);Jan2013, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the four colleges in the U.S. that will include optional questions on sexual orientation and gender identity in college admission, including University of Iowa, Elmhurst College, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- China Rush to U.S. Colleges Reveals Predatory Fees for Recruits. Golden, Daniel // US-China Today;5/23/2011, p4
The article reports that students of China, affiliating to the universities of the U.S., are paying double fees, as compared to that of the students of the U.S. It states that students pay 5,000 dollars to Chinese agents for admission in a reputed university of the U.S., however, they forget the...
- Who Should Go to College? // America;5/21/1927, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p126
The article reports that the survey of American colleges and universities issued some months ago by the Boston Transcript indicates that the increase in college population has not reached its maximum. According to the survey, about 750,000 young men and women are presently in attendance. A...
- Trebling of UK state school students heading to leading US universities. // 14-19 Learning & Skills Bulletin;6/9/2014, Issue 127, p8
The article reports on the increase of state school students from Great Britain who accepted places at several leading U.S. universities, including Harvard University, Yale University and Princeton university, through the Sutton Trust U.S. Programme.
- University Surprises New Admits With In-Person Acceptances. ADAMS, CARALEE // Education Week;2/4/2015, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p8
The article presents information also available on the periodical's blog regarding efforts of the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland to connect with incoming students by driving to their homes and letting the students know in-person that they have been accepted to the school.
- SERVICE INCLUDED. DANGREMOND, SAM // Town & Country;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 166 Issue 5384, p101
The article reports that U.S. children opting for community service in the third world country don't have edge in college admissions over those who do not engage in such works.
- Unchecked. Padmanabhan, Jaya // India Currents;Jun2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p1
In this article the author reflects upon the issue of race and ethnicity of students that is asked while they fill an application form for admission to any school or college in the U.S. and expresses concern over racial categorizations of students.
- Enrollment Management's Sleeping Giant: The Net Price Calculator Mandate. Fallon, Mary A. C. // Journal of College Admission;Spring2011, Issue 211, p6
The article discusses the federal regulation for the implementation of the net price calculator (NPC) in managing school enrollment in postsecondary institutions in the U.S. It mentions the indecisiveness of both private and public institutions to choose the best strategy which meets their...