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In 2002, 1.2 million students were earning college credits while still in high school. A decade later, the number of those participating in dual enrollment courses had almost doubled, hitting […]
High school students spend a lot of time worrying about getting into college, but according to a new study, nearly half also worry about being able to stay there once admitted. […]
Colleges and universities should be texting students—but not everyone, not all the time, and not about everything that’s happening on campus. Highly targeted messages, particularly those sent to incoming or […]
Texas four-year public institutions saw a sizable decrease in international student interest for fall ‘17, with application numbers down 12.5 percent from fall ‘16 numbers: Dropping from 44 percent international […]
Attending university stateside is a lifelong goal for many young people and their families around the world. So far, immigration policy shifts and other proposed changes under the Trump Administration […]
While the concept may seem unnecessary, a formal document—signed by each student—that states tuition payments are, in fact, expected is now required by a majority of colleges. In December 2016, […]
Like most universities—particularly in rural areas—western Maryland’s Frostburg State University has learned to do more with less. Shrinking state support left fewer resources for professional development. Traditional options such as […]
Active members of the military represent their own component of the nontraditional population. They may be older and first-generation, but the demands of deployment and service mean they can’t attend […]
Freshman enrollment at the Columbia campus of the University of Missouri has fallen by more than 35 percent since the institution’s well-publicized and racially driven student protests in November 2015, […]
The “nontraditional” student represents perhaps the single biggest growth area for higher ed enrollment. But no single set of characteristics defines that student.
Sian Beilock has been named the new president of Barnard College, the women’s institution that’s part of Columbia University. As executive vice provost at the University of Chicago, she oversaw […]
D enise Swett has seen the same approach from several different companies when it comes to offering academic-planning solutions: Plenty of promises that do not fit the needs students at […]
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