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Gallup poll shows discrepancy between higher ed and the public’s view on affirmative action

Nearly 70% of Americans believe that the Supreme Court's decision to end affirmative action over the summer was "mostly a good thing." Admissions officers couldn't have disagreed more.

Public confidence in higher education plummets by 20% in 8 years

Confidence in the higher education system has dropped by double-digit numbers among all groups, except for Democrats, who were one point shy, Gallup found.

Good news! Current students believe their degree is worth the cost

The driving factor leading to public and private nonprofit institutions students' high regard for their degree is their trust that it adequately prepares them for life after college.

These 3 categories of enrolled students have increasingly considered stopping out

According to a new report from Gallup and the Lumina Foundation, Black, Hispanic and male students are most likely to consider stopping out, and it may be due to one specific, campus-wide issue.

Your state’s stance on these 2 hot topics may hurt school enrollment

With legislation targeting female reproductive rights and state control over classroom topics, students on both sides of the aisle may ditch your school based on its state's positions.

Emotional stress drives 55% of students to consider withdrawing

The yearly rate of students considering withdrawing continues to climb, with emotional stress the main culprit. Those who fare best: students who report supportive faculty and peers as well as access to adequate campus resources.

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