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Why College Admissions Won’t Be Changing Any Time Soon

Recently, there have been a number of articles and announcements that seem to say that college admissions are changing. More colleges are going “test optional” and more colleges are calling for changes in the way college admissions works. Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education recently released a “ground breaking” report called Turning the Tide: Inspiring …
The new PSAT is a bit different from the old one in terms of scoring.
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What in the World is Going on With the PSAT?

Today is the day! High school juniors (and some sophomores) who took the PSAT in October have been anxiously awaiting their scores. After all, scores were already delayed from their normal delivery of the second week in December. With all of the changes coming to the SAT, his year, the College Board announced that scores …
Ever wonder which US states students flock to go to college?
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Map: States Where Students Move (and Leave) For College

Ever wonder which US states students flock to go to college? It’s probably not where you expect. Students aren’t all migrating to warm weather or coastal US states (although many of them do pick up students each year). Instead, Rhode Island, North Dakota, and Vermont are the states that picked up the most students, according …
NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament College Enrollment Trends
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September Madness: How the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Predicts College Enrollment Trends

Colleges spend millions of dollars each year to market themselves and recruit students, with an average four-year private institution spending around $2,500 for each first-year student enrolled. Schools also spend millions more on their athletics to boost alumni giving and enhance the general appeal to campus culture. What kind of return, in terms of college …
Information and statistics about the colleges attended by NFL players in the "Big Game".
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Super Schools 2015: An Analysis of the Colleges Represented on the Field of the NFL’s “Big Game”

We analyzed the players on each team in this year’s “Big Game” and found some interesting stats about the colleges they attended. Most represented colleges at the “Big Game”: Rutgers – 4 players University of Oregon – 4 players University of Wisconsin-Madison – 4 players Texas A&M University – 4 players Stanford University – 3 …