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Florida, Maryland, and Washington Will Soon Use Only the New Coalition App

Three prominent public universities–Florida, Maryland, and Washington–will begin using the application process developed by the Coalition for Access, Affordability, and Success (CAAS), a recently formed consortium of more than 90 leading public and private colleges and universities. Our guess is … Continue reading

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New Coalition for Access and Affordability: A Revolution in Admissions?

The Coalition for Access and Affordability is a new group of 80-plus colleges and universities, all with six-year grad rates of 70 percent and higher, and all apparently committed to transforming the admissions process at high-profile institutions. Among the members … Continue reading

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Honors News: August 20, 2015–Is Class Rank a Disappearing Metric?

Of great importance to college applicants in some states (Texas, especially) high school class rank is of paramount importance. Texas high school grads ranked in the top 10% of their high school classes (top 7% at UT Austin for 2015) … Continue reading

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Once Again, The New Republic Weighs in on the Ivies, and Here’s our Response

Once again, The New Republic¬† is featuring an article that discusses the pros and cons of an Ivy League education.¬† This time, the article comes in the form of a review of New York Times columnist Frank Bruni’s new book, … Continue reading

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