Posts tagged: Admissions Testing Requirement - Diverse

Education Spending by Affluent Widening Wealth Gap

by Josh Boak, Associated Press | September 30, 2014
Education is supposed to help bridge the gap between the wealthiest people and everyone else. [...] Read more

Study Finds Minimal Impact of Selectivity on Degree Completion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 7, 2014
A new study suggests that the selectivity of an institution is neither much help nor a hindranc [...] Read more

Experts: Intentional Race-conscious Outreach Needed in Admissions Process

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | May 19, 2014
Test scores alone and skewed admissions criteria seen as roadblocks to achieving diversity. [...] Read more

College Board Provides Glimpse of New SAT

by Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press | April 16, 2014
Sample questions for the new version of the college-entrance test were released on Wednesday by [...] Read more

New SAT: Essay Portion to Become Optional

by Kimberly Hefling, Associated Press | March 5, 2014
The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. [...] Read more

Report: College Success Compared of Those Submitting ACT, SAT Scores Versus Those Not Submitting Scores

by Ronald Roach | February 18, 2014
No significant differences were found in the success rates of students who provided standardize [...] Read more

Obama Seeks to End “Undermatching”

by David Pluviose | January 16, 2014
Hundreds of higher education stakeholders gather for White House College Opportunity Summit to [...] Read more

High Court Weighs Michigan Ban on Affirmative Action

by Mark Sherman, Associated Press | October 14, 2013
After the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions in [...] Read more

Study: More Minority Students Taking SAT, Still Unprepared for College

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 25, 2013
A new report from the College Board found an increase in Black and Hispanic SAT takers who met [...] Read more

ACT: Only Quarter of HS Grads Ready for All Subjects

by Philip Elliott, Associated Press | August 21, 2013
The numbers are even worse for Black high school graduates: Only 5 percent are fully ready for [...] Read more

N.J. Programs Help Incarcerated Individuals Assimilate into College Life

by Gia McCants | July 9, 2013
Higher education institutions in New Jersey are helping create a model that broadens the educat [...] Read more

A Dyslexic’s Success Story: How My Son Got Into UC Berkeley (Part II)

by | June 16, 2013
For Father’s Day, I wanted to share the rest of the story about my son. [...] Read more

Mississippi Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Woolworth Sit-In

by Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press | May 27, 2013
Education and Tourism Officials Unveil a Marker to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Wool [...] Read more

Law School Seeks Out Minorities and Working Class

by Jasmine Evans | January 21, 2013
Darius Greene, a diversity recruitment admissions officer at the Massachusetts School of Law, h [...] Read more

New Mind-Boggling Evidence Proves SAT Bias

by | December 2, 2012
After reading a recent post I wrote, a Diverse reader pointed me toward a study which strongly [...] Read more