Admissions

ACT slim down: A look at the big changes the test is making

The newly shortened exam is designed to provide greater flexibility for students, who now face fewer questions and can choose whether to complete the science section.

How the enrollment underdogs are using summer to stay competitive

Adelphi University in New York is incorporating its pre-college summer programs into its admissions and recruitment process to woo students who find themselves enjoying a low-key campus life.

New Realities in Higher Education and How Leaders are Facing Them

Date & Time: Tuesday, July 30th at 2 pm ET

A President of a 4-year public HBCU institution, Deputy CIO of a private 4-year research institution, and Registrar of a public polytechnic Canadian institution will tackle enrollment cliffs, changing U.S. admission policies, Canadian international student caps, and the rise of AI by discussing approaches to improving student outcomes, increasing market competitiveness, and optimizing your technology investments.   

FAFSA fail creates “state of emergency” in West Virginia

College-bound West Virginia students can now qualify for the state’s largest financial aid programs without filling out the FAFSA application.

Digital Content Strategies That Boost Enrollment in the Age of AI

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 21st at 2 pm ET

In this 20-minute UB Ed Talk, learn how generative AI is impacting higher ed admissions marketing, as viewed through the lens of web content best practices. An expert in higher ed content strategy will provide practical takeaways for using this evolving technology effectively, and will describe some recent changes to the way search engines use AI to crawl, ingest, and interpret content.  

Amid FAFSA debacle, these higher ed leaders strive to ensure no student is left behind

College Possible, a nonprofit dedicated to servicing low-income and minority students through their higher education journey, has so far ensured that 56% of their students have filed for FAFSA, says CEO Siva Kumari.

Less hope schools will process FAFSA forms in time as blunders continue

Of 358 college and university leaders surveyed by ACE, 67% said they had little to no confidence they'd successfully process forms in the coming weeks.

College applicants dispel 3 narratives currently hounding higher education

Opinions from over 10,000 current college applicants and their parents suggest narratives surrounding higher education can differ vastly from those interested in attending U.S. institutions.

How colleges can encourage higher FAFSA form submissions

Not only could the headaches affect the number of students applying to one's institution, but they can also hurt the retention of one's first-generation students.

What leaders should know about the new digital SAT

It'll save students and educators about an hour of testing, for starters. Here's what The College Board told District Administration about the revamped exam.

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