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International Admission Trends | Higher Ed Live

International Admission Trends | Higher Ed Live | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Nearly one million international students are currently enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities. In 2014/2015, international enrollment grew 10% over the
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The College Selection Process
Collection of articles focused on selecting & paying for college, deciding a major and preparing for college life
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The four biggest mistakes students make when applying to college

The four biggest mistakes students make when applying to college | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
While we’re inundated with more college rankings than ever before, it seems that hasn’t made us better consumers.
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College credits where credit’s due: Schools slowly come around to accepting transfer students’ work - The

College credits where credit’s due: Schools slowly come around to accepting transfer students’ work - The | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Enrollment declines and government pressure have led to the gradual easing of a persistent problem in higher education.
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Explore 7 Types of College Campus Visits

Explore 7 Types of College Campus Visits | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Group tours allow prospective students to explore campus culture, but those who live far away might consider virtual options.
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Phillips Exeter Deans Failed to Report Sex Assault Case, Police Said

Phillips Exeter Deans Failed to Report Sex Assault Case, Police Said | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
A New Hampshire State Police investigator sought arrest warrants last year for two deans of the elite boarding school, but they were not arrested or prosecuted.
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Heard of the Jimmys? It’s the Tonys, for Teenagers

Heard of the Jimmys? It’s the Tonys, for Teenagers | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
This year, 74 of the nation’s most talented theatrical hopefuls took the stage for the Jimmy Awards, now in its ninth year.
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Is the College Admissions Process Fair?

Is the College Admissions Process Fair? | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
What criteria do you think colleges should use to admit applicants?
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A Game to Help Students Pay the Right Price for College

A Game to Help Students Pay the Right Price for College | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Payback walks students through picking a college and paying for it, from choosing majors to finding work. Will it help them or scare them?
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Giving New Play Development the College Try

Giving New Play Development the College Try | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
In programs at the Farm Theater, Target Margin, and Barnard College, playwrights collaborate with students to develop new work.
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Ding-Dong! The Ultimate Guide to Broadway’s Stage Doors | Playbill

Ding-Dong! The Ultimate Guide to Broadway’s Stage Doors | Playbill | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
See where to go to get your post-show autographs and selfies with Broadway stars.
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Perspective | Why do U.S. News rankings punish test-optional colleges?

Perspective | Why do U.S. News rankings punish test-optional colleges? | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
A Trinity College professor wondered why the school fell this year on the list. The reason, he found, had to do with Trinity's recent decision not to require the SAT and ACT.
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‘Read me!’: Students race to craft forceful college essays as deadlines near

‘Read me!’: Students race to craft forceful college essays as deadlines near | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Intense admissions scramble leads some well-off families to hire pricey essay consultants.
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In ‘Campus Confidential,’ a Professor Laments That Teaching Is Not the Priority of Teachers

In ‘Campus Confidential,’ a Professor Laments That Teaching Is Not the Priority of Teachers | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Jacques Berlinerblau, a professor at Georgetown, explains that at colleges and universities, you don’t get what you pay for.
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Professor Offers Best Advice for College Freshmen

Professor Offers Best Advice for College Freshmen | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
A college prof writes a top-ten list of advice for college freshmen based on her years as a professor with updates from her nephew, now a rising sophomore.
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Only half of Latino college students graduate. What are Texas schools doing to help?  | Education

Only half of Latino college students graduate. What are Texas schools doing to help?  | Education | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
More Latinos are going to college than ever before, but only about half of them end up earning a bachelor’s degree.Angelica Sanjuan,
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See the Colleges Where Students Are Eager to Enroll

See the Colleges Where Students Are Eager to Enroll | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
At least 50 percent of accepted applicants at these schools decided to enroll, U.S. News data show.
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What colleges should do to stop the tragedies that result from fraternity hazing (essay)

What colleges should do to stop the tragedies that result from fraternity hazing (essay) | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
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U.S. Charges Chinese Woman in College Exam Fraud

U.S. Charges Chinese Woman in College Exam Fraud | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
A Chinese college student was arrested on Monday in the latest case to stem from U.S. investigations into international students who authorities say hire imposters to take exams on their behalf to gain admission to American universities.
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Contract cheating and essay mills: how much proof do you need?

Contract cheating and essay mills: how much proof do you need? | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
If members of a jury can understand ‘beyond reasonable doubt’, then so too can university panels, says Daniel Sokol
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The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity

The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
New bipartisan bills are aimed at forcing colleges to clear up a murky, confusing system so that prospective students understand the options.
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College Directory -- Theater, Dance, Film Acting, Musical Theater, Music

College Directory -- Theater, Dance, Film Acting, Musical Theater, Music | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Search & contact Colleges on Backstage.com. Backstage Resources provides you with the most comprehensive list of College directories. Visit today to find out!
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What Is The Difference Between Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway? | Playbill

What Is The Difference Between Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway? | Playbill | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
A simple chart to navigating New York theatre.
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Perspective | What Vanderbilt, Northwestern and other elite colleges don’t say about acceptance rates

Perspective | What Vanderbilt, Northwestern and other elite colleges don’t say about acceptance rates | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
It’s that time of year when high school seniors are finalizing their college list, and in some cases, putting the finishing touches on their applications. Application totals at most schools are soaring — up 6 percent, on average, in 2015, the most recent cycle studied — as students hedge their bets and apply to more colleges […]
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Perspective | Parents, don’t write that college essay. (Here’s how to help instead.)

Perspective | Parents, don’t write that college essay. (Here’s how to help instead.) | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
The college essay is important. Here's how to help your children help themselves.
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The Trump effect in college admissions: Rural outreach increases, international recruitment gets harder

The Trump effect in college admissions: Rural outreach increases, international recruitment gets harder | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
A new survey finds that many top recruiters report reaching out for more rural students and white students from low-income families since the election.
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A Student Loan Nightmare: The Teacher in the Wrong Payment Plan

A Student Loan Nightmare: The Teacher in the Wrong Payment Plan | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
After $70,000 in payments, one teacher found that he wasn’t in the public service loan forgiveness program after all. Now, he has to start over.
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College Tour: Why Parents Should be Seen and Not Heard 

College Tour: Why Parents Should be Seen and Not Heard  | The College Selection Process | Scoop.it
Visiting schools can be confusing as families take one college tour after another. Ten tips to avoid becoming overwhelmed with options and information.
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