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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Oct. 17-21

By IvyWise on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 @ 11:29 AM

Highest Paying College Majors, College Ranking Lists Shift Focus to Outcomes


As seniors continue to work on their college applications, juniors are in the think of their college prep, too, wading through a wealth of information about where to apply, ROI, and more. This week saw a lot of higher education news focused on information that juniors will use to make college decisions in the coming months.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, Sept. 26-30

By IvyWise on Fri, Sep 30, 2016 @ 11:50 AM

WSJ Debuts New College Rankings List, Kaplan Releases New Survey of College Admission Officers


College is on the brain as we transition into October, and closer to early application deadlines, SAT and ACT test dates, and other fall admissions milestones. Stay on track by keeping up with the latest college admissions developments.

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2013-14 College Rankings

By IvyWise on Tue, Sep 10, 2013 @ 09:23 AM

US News Releases its 2014 Best Colleges Rankings Just in Time for Application Season

US News & World Report released its much-anticipated 2014 Best Colleges Rankings today, and, unlike in this year's Forbes rankings, there were few surprises. Princeton and Harvard took the number one and two spots this year, switching places from 2013's rankings. The top 10 National Universities remained unchanged, with a few schools flip flopping spots.

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2014 Princeton Review College Rankings

By IvyWise on Wed, Aug 07, 2013 @ 09:30 AM

Where Do Your Favorite Colleges Rank?

This week The Princeton Review released its 2013-14 Best 378 Colleges rankings, ranking some of the country’s best colleges in 62 different lists. While we don’t encourage you to make rankings a defining factor when building your balanced college list, these lists can be a good place to start when researching what you want from your college experience.

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Weekly College Admissions News Roundup, May 13-17

By Becca Huntting on Fri, May 17, 2013 @ 10:27 AM

Yale Joins the World of MOOCs, $7,000 Master’s Degree to Be Offered

The admissions landscape is always changing, and here at IvyWise we like to keep families informed on the latest news in college admissions and higher education. Check out some of the biggest stories in higher education from this past week:  

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Colleges Announce Misreporting Data for Rankings

By IvyWise on Wed, Jan 30, 2013 @ 05:24 PM

Four universities and one graduate program have come forward in the past year admitting to the release of false admissions data

Within the past year, four undergraduate programs and one graduate program have admitted to misreporting their admissions data for U.S. News & World Report’s college rankings, causing some to question just how many schools may be inflating statistics. Bucknell University and Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business are the most recent schools to announce misinformation, both coming forward in the past two weeks. They join Claremont McKenna College, Emory University, and George Washington University which have already reported false standardized test scores, class rankings, GPAs, and other statistics for admitted and enrolled students.

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How to Use College Rankings?

By Sarah Shanahan on Tue, Aug 21, 2012 @ 10:24 AM

Rise From the Ranks

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