Posts tagged: College applications - Diverse

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Focusing on First-Generation Students in College Admissions

by Adrienne Amador Oddi | December 9, 2020 To my fellow selective college admissions deans, I am asking for a mindset shift. We must stop Read more

Northern Illinois University Eliminates Use of Standardized Test Scores in Admissions

by | January 31, 2020
Northern Illinois University (NIU) will eliminate the use of standardized test scores when maki [...] Read more

Minnesota State System Waives Application Fee in October

by | October 1, 2019
In recognition of October as College Knowledge month, students will be able to submit free appl [...] Read more

Study: Some Four-Year Institutions Provide Inaccurate, Confusing Cost Information

by | March 28, 2019
While bipartisan legislation is being introduced to U.S. legislatures on how to improve net pri [...] Read more

Pew Survey: 73 Percent of Americans Say Race, Ethnicity Should Not Be Considered In Admissions

by | February 28, 2019
According to findings from a new Pew Research Center survey, 73 percent of Americans say colleg [...] Read more

University of South Florida St. Petersburg Sends 430 Acceptance Emails By Accident

by | January 24, 2019
Officials at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) said it recently sent 430 a [...] Read more

At the Harvard Affirmative Action Trial, We’re About to Hear From the Less Than Perfect — Who Got In

by | October 27, 2018
With the news of pipe bombs and hot rhetoric, the trial in Boston over Harvard’s use of affir [...] Read more

Study: No Clear Definition On Who is a First-Generation Student

| October 3, 2018
Higher education institutions have made strides in identifying and assisting first-generation s [...] Read more

SAT, ACT now Optional for Colby College Applicants

by | September 25, 2018
Colby College applicants are no longer required to submit SAT or ACT test scores as part of the [...] Read more

LSU Moves Application Focus Away From ACT/SAT Scores

by Sammy G. Allen | September 6, 2018
Louisiana’s flagship university is placing more emphasis on applicants’ recommendation lett [...] Read more

SDSU Finds Success in Broad Definition of Diversity

| August 23, 2018
San Diego State University’s efforts to attract and maintain a diverse student population beg [...] Read more

Brown Receives Record Applications, Admits 2,566

by Diverse Staff | April 1, 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University’s Office of College Admission last week offered admissi [...] Read more

USC Application Surge Lowers Acceptance To 13 Percent

by Sammy G. Allen | March 28, 2018
An unprecedented surge in applications has made 2018 a historic year for University of Southern [...] Read more

University of New Mexico Ranked 7th for Application Increase

by Associated Press | January 29, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico is among 50 flagship universities seeing a l [...] Read more