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The college application process is a huge step, and it can take many months to prepare. Fortunately, CityTownInfo.com is here to bring you the latest news on college admissions. If you’re curious about the admission process or don’t know where to start, check out some of these articles written by our contributors. Discover new college admissions trends, advice from students, school rankings and more.

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Date News Category Article Title
Jul 18, 2014 College Admissions Appeals Court Rules Texas College Can Still Consider Race in Admissions
Jul 7, 2014 College Admissions Department of Education Releases Annual List of Most Expensive Colleges
Apr 23, 2014 College Admissions Supreme Court Ruling Allows States to Ban Affirmative Action in College Admissions
Mar 6, 2014 College Admissions College Board Announces Details of Extensive SAT Redesign
Feb 19, 2014 College Admissions Study Shows ACT and SAT Scores Don't Affect Academic Performance in College
Feb 14, 2014 College Admissions MIT Accidentally Admits Applicants in Financial Aid Email
Jan 22, 2014 College Admissions Research Trumps Rankings for a Wise College Choice
Jan 21, 2014 College Admissions College Rankings, Academic or Not, Influence Student Applications
Dec 12, 2013 College Admissions College Board Delays Launch of New SAT
Nov 15, 2013 College Admissions More College Admissions Officers Say They Check Applicants' Social Media Activity
Nov 14, 2013 College Admissions More International Students Choose to Study in the U.S., Report Shows
Oct 22, 2013 College Admissions George Washington University Criticized for Misrepresenting its Admissions and Financial Aid Policy
Oct 14, 2013 College Admissions Oregon School District Proposes New High School Graduation Requirement: Getting Into College
Oct 3, 2013 College Admissions College Board Encourages High-Achieving Low-Income High School Seniors to Apply to Top Colleges
Sep 27, 2013 College Admissions Why Diversity in Schools Should Be Treated More Seriously
Sep 13, 2013 College Admissions College Enrollment Drops for First Time Since 2006
Aug 22, 2013 College Admissions ACT Report Shows Most High School Graduates Are Not Ready For College
Aug 20, 2013 College Admissions LinkedIn Lowers Age Requirement to 14 and Announces New University Pages
Aug 14, 2013 College Admissions Study Examines Mismatch Between Students and College Choices
Jul 31, 2013 College Admissions Research Finds that Business Schools Prioritize Applicants' High Grades Over Challenging Coursework
Jul 30, 2013 College Admissions College Enrollment Suffers as Economy Improves
Jul 29, 2013 College Admissions Stanford Tops Forbes' List of Best Colleges for the First Time
Jul 26, 2013 College Admissions Gallup Poll Shows Most Americans Oppose Affirmative Action in College Admissions
Jul 15, 2013 College Admissions Tufts University Asks Applicants: "What Does YOLO Mean to You?"
Jun 25, 2013 College Admissions Supreme Court Considers New Limits on Affirmative Action
Jun 7, 2013 College Admissions Study Shows Facebook Helps First Generation College Applicants Feel More Confident
May 31, 2013 College Admissions Harvard Business School Application Goes Essay Optional
May 16, 2013 College Admissions GED Changes Raise Concerns and Create Competition
Apr 1, 2013 College Admissions Notifying High-Achieving, Low-Income Students of Top Colleges' Affordability Increases Application Rates
Mar 28, 2013 College Admissions Supreme Court Accepts Second Affirmative Action Case
Mar 25, 2013 College Admissions Smith College Applicant Rejected on Account of Her Gender
Mar 14, 2013 College Admissions U.S. News and World Report Releases 2014 Graduate School Rankings
Mar 4, 2013 College Admissions College Presidents' Public and Private Views About Affirmative Action Differ, Study Finds
Mar 1, 2013 College Admissions Penn Admissions Officer Mocks Applicants' Essays on Her Facebook Page
Feb 27, 2013 College Admissions College Board to Revamp the SAT
Feb 11, 2013 College Admissions Common Application Announces New Essay Prompts and Guidelines
Jan 18, 2013 College Admissions More Colleges Consider Using Noncognitive Measures in Application Process
Dec 21, 2012 College Admissions Guaranteeing Pell Grants Early On Could Boost College Retention Rates, Study Finds
Dec 12, 2012 College Admissions Many High-Achieving, Low-Income High School Students Never Even Apply to Top Colleges
Nov 30, 2012 College Admissions Revised GED Test Raises Concerns
Nov 16, 2012 College Admissions U.S. Court of Appeals Rejects Michigan's Ban on Affirmative Action
Nov 12, 2012 College Admissions George Washington University Misreported Class-Rank Data
Oct 31, 2012 College Admissions University of Chicago Launches Initiative to Make College More Accessible for Native Chicago Students
Oct 30, 2012 College Admissions Colleges Ease Application Deadline Due to Hurricane Sandy
Oct 29, 2012 College Admissions USC Creates Facebook Game to Help Students Apply to College
Oct 19, 2012 College Admissions High School Students Who Take College Coursework More Likely to Graduate
Oct 15, 2012 College Admissions Harvard Law School to Use Video Interviewing in Admissions Process
Oct 11, 2012 College Admissions Supreme Court Considers Role of Affirmative Action in College Admissions
Oct 5, 2012 College Admissions Admissions Officers Find More Negative Material Online When Researching College Applicants
Oct 3, 2012 College Admissions UC Riverside Gains Preliminary Accreditation to Open Full-Time Medical School
Sep 28, 2012 College Admissions CGS Report Shows Graduate School Applications Went Up, But First-Time Enrollment Went Down
Sep 27, 2012 College Admissions Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Award $2.5M in Grants for College Apps
Sep 26, 2012 College Admissions MIT Sloan School of Management Accepted Too Many B-School Students
Sep 25, 2012 College Admissions SAT Report Reveals that 57 Percent of High School Seniors are Not Prepared for College
Sep 11, 2012 College Admissions Some Top Business Schools See Drop in MBA Applications
Aug 1, 2012 College Admissions How Technology is Reshaping the College Application Process
Jul 3, 2012 College Admissions ACT To Develop College Readiness Tests For Elementary And High School Students
Jun 5, 2012 College Admissions College Board Criticized For Offering Exclusive Summer SAT
Jun 5, 2012 College Admissions GMAC Adds Integrated Reasoning Section To New GMAT
May 25, 2012 College Admissions CA Lawmaker Proposes Bill To Limit Out-Of-State Enrollment At UC
May 21, 2012 College Admissions Admission Yield Rates Increase At Selective Schools
May 14, 2012 College Admissions SAT Optional Policies Impacting College Applicant Pools
May 7, 2012 College Admissions Plenty Of Colleges Still Have Openings This Fall
Apr 18, 2012 College Admissions University Of California Accepts Record Number Of Out-Of-State Students
Apr 17, 2012 College Admissions Some High School Students Graduating In Three Years
Apr 12, 2012 College Admissions UCLA Mistakenly Admits Waitlisted Students
Apr 11, 2012 College Admissions Waitlisted College Applicants Have Little Chance Of Being Admitted
Apr 2, 2012 College Admissions Ivy League Colleges Have Record Low Acceptance Rates
Mar 28, 2012 College Admissions Electronic College Admissions Acceptances Becoming More Popular
Mar 28, 2012 College Admissions Testers Required To Submit Photo To Take ACT And SAT
Mar 20, 2012 College Admissions Number Of LSAT Takers Drops To Ten Year Low
Feb 22, 2012 College Admissions Supreme Court Agrees To Revisit Affirmative Action Case
Feb 15, 2012 College Admissions ABA Fights For More LSAT Accommodations For Students With Disabilities
Jan 20, 2012 College Admissions Applications Drop At Ivy League Schools
Dec 20, 2011 College Admissions Less Colleges Deferring Applicants
Dec 9, 2011 College Admissions Facebook And Twitter Being Used In College Admissions
Dec 1, 2011 College Admissions Reinstatement Of Early Decision At Harvard And Princeton Affects Selective Colleges
Nov 10, 2011 College Admissions Early Decision Applications Increase At Ivy League Schools
Nov 3, 2011 College Admissions Early Decision Deadlines Extended Because Of Storm
Oct 25, 2011 College Admissions Applications To Medical School On The Rise
Oct 20, 2011 College Admissions Colleges See An Increase In Applications
Oct 10, 2011 College Admissions Common Application Changes To Accommodate Growth
Sep 22, 2011 College Admissions Colleges Seek To Add More Students Who Can Pay Full Tuition Rates
Jul 13, 2011 College Admissions When Choosing A College, Academic Major Is Most Important
Jul 5, 2011 College Admissions Court Of Appeals Overturns Affirmative Action Ban In Michigan
Jul 1, 2011 College Admissions University Of California Welcomes More Out-Of-State Students For Fall 2011
Jun 21, 2011 College Admissions Salisbury University Admissions Officially Goes Test-Optional
May 16, 2011 College Admissions Stanford Adds Optional Alumni Interviews To Application Process
May 2, 2011 College Admissions Pre-College Programs See Surge In Applications From Elementary And Middle School Students
Apr 29, 2011 College Admissions Oregon House Bill Makes High School Students Think About Their Future Before Graduating
Apr 19, 2011 College Admissions University Of California Accepts More Out-Of-State Students For 2011-12
Apr 12, 2011 College Admissions Colleges Woo Prospective Students, And Their Parents, As May 1 Deadline Approaches
Apr 7, 2011 College Admissions More Students Find Themselves On College Waitlists
Mar 25, 2011 College Admissions Board Of Higher Education Requires Students To Take Four Years Of Math For College
Feb 25, 2011 College Admissions CNU Accidentally Sends 2,000 Acceptance Letters
Feb 17, 2011 College Admissions DePaul University Admissions Goes Test-Optional
Feb 9, 2011 College Admissions Data Shows Mixed Results For Advanced Placement Exams
Feb 2, 2011 College Admissions Harvard Report Advocates For Vocational Training For High School Students
Jan 18, 2011 College Admissions UC Applications Rise For Fall 2011
Jan 14, 2011 College Admissions Law Schools May Not Require LSAT Anymore
Jan 10, 2011 College Admissions Study Shows Legacy Students Have Advantage In College Admissions
Dec 27, 2010 College Admissions Common Application Frustrates College Applicants
Dec 20, 2010 College Admissions Early Applicants More Likely To Gain Admission To Colleges
Dec 6, 2010 College Admissions NACAC Study Shows Poor Ratings For US College Rankings
Dec 1, 2010 College Admissions UVA Early Admissions Reopened
Oct 21, 2010 College Admissions Report Finds New College Admissions Trends, Including More Early Decision Acceptances
Aug 19, 2010 College Admissions More High School Graduates Take ACT But Scores Are Not Increasing
Aug 4, 2010 College Admissions University Websites Are Not Meeting Expectations Of Prospective Students
Aug 2, 2010 College Admissions Researchers Say New Methods Are Needed To Detect Bias In Standardized Tests
Jul 21, 2010 College Admissions Doctors Question Usefulness Of Personal Statements After Finding Evidence Of Plagiarism
Jul 16, 2010 College Admissions Some Worry University Of California Is Biased Towards Out-Of-State Tuition
Jul 6, 2010 College Admissions Universities Embrace Twitter And Social Media
Jul 2, 2010 College Admissions Experts Debate Over Criminal Background Checks For College Applicants
Jun 28, 2010 College Admissions New GMAT Will Focus On Business Management Skills
Jun 22, 2010 College Admissions College Test Prep Courses Becoming More Available
Jun 22, 2010 College Admissions Minority Enrollment Increases In Higher Education
Jun 21, 2010 College Admissions NYU Opens A Sister School In Abu Dhabi
Jun 18, 2010 College Admissions Research Says Socioeconomic Factors And Race Affect SAT Scores
Jun 17, 2010 College Admissions Despite Challenges Undocumented Students Apply For College
May 18, 2010 College Admissions Many Colleges Still Accepting Applications
May 13, 2010 College Admissions Selective Universities Report High Yields
May 7, 2010 College Admissions Colleges Try To Boost Yield
May 4, 2010 College Admissions Arizona Colleges Concerned About New Immigration Law
Apr 30, 2010 College Admissions Record Low Acceptance Rates At Selective Colleges
Apr 29, 2010 College Admissions More Students Enrolled In College
Apr 27, 2010 College Admissions Schools Consider Cutting AP Courses
Apr 14, 2010 College Admissions Record Number Of Students Placed On Waiting Lists
Apr 9, 2010 College Admissions Foreign Applications To US Graduate Schools Increase
Mar 29, 2010 College Admissions Putting College Rejection In Perspective
Mar 22, 2010 College Admissions Study Says Aiming For College Will Not Hurt
Mar 15, 2010 College Admissions California Students Applying To Out-Of-State Institutions
Mar 5, 2010 College Admissions Families And Schools Question Cost Of AP Exams
Mar 5, 2010 College Admissions Schools Facilitate Recruiting With Webcams
Mar 3, 2010 College Admissions Guidance Counselors Not Helping High School Students Enough
Mar 1, 2010 College Admissions Private Institutions Recruiting Community College Transfers
Feb 19, 2010 College Admissions Public Is Frustrated With Higher Education
Feb 18, 2010 College Admissions Colleges Mistakenly E-Mail Acceptance Letters
Feb 4, 2010 College Admissions More Students Failing Advanced Placement Courses
Jan 26, 2010 College Admissions Easy College Applications Play Role In Nationwide Surge
Jan 25, 2010 College Admissions Study Rates College Acceptance Factors
Jan 19, 2010 College Admissions Universities Receive Record Number Of Applications
Dec 17, 2009 College Admissions College Gender Bias Investigation Announced
Dec 9, 2009 College Admissions More Increases In Early Decision Applications
Dec 4, 2009 College Admissions Recession Not Deterring Medical School Applicants
Nov 30, 2009 College Admissions Top Students Being Lured To Local Colleges
Nov 19, 2009 College Admissions Commission Investigating Role Of Gender In College Admissions
Nov 17, 2009 College Admissions More Foreign Students Enrolling In American Universities
Nov 16, 2009 College Admissions Colleges Recruiting More Out-Of-State Students
Nov 6, 2009 College Admissions High School Seniors Applying For Early Decision
Nov 3, 2009 College Admissions Students Participating In Virtual College Fairs
Nov 2, 2009 College Admissions Weighing The Value Of College Test Prep Courses
Oct 21, 2009 College Admissions Guidance Counselors Facing Cutbacks And Increased Caseloads
Oct 12, 2009 College Admissions Ithaca College Paying Students To Delay Enrollment
Oct 6, 2009 College Admissions San Jose State University Limiting Transfer Students
Sep 22, 2009 College Admissions National 'College Ready' Standards Proposed
Sep 22, 2009 College Admissions University Of Texas Limits Admission To Top Eight Percent
Sep 21, 2009 College Admissions College Enrollment Soars Despite Summer Melt
Sep 18, 2009 College Admissions College Applicants Sending Friend Requests To Admissions Officers
Sep 15, 2009 College Admissions Experts Weigh In On Effectiveness Of SAT
Aug 29, 2009 College Admissions GI Bill May Impact Veteran Enrollment At Four Year Colleges
Aug 26, 2009 College Admissions SAT Scores Drop Slightly As More Students Take Test
Aug 21, 2009 College Admissions ACT Becoming More Popular
Aug 20, 2009 College Admissions Princeton Ties Harvard In U.S. News College Rankings
Aug 13, 2009 College Admissions Colleges Dealing With Summer Melt
Jul 31, 2009 College Admissions New Report Questions Motives Of 'Test-Optional' Institutions
Jul 28, 2009 College Admissions Princeton Review Lists Best Value Colleges
Jul 8, 2009 College Admissions Survey Indicates Most Students Will Enroll In Preferred College
Jun 18, 2009 College Admissions Military Academy Applications Surge
Jun 10, 2009 College Admissions Some Private Colleges Admitting Wealthier Applicants
Jun 9, 2009 College Admissions Survey Says Recession Is Impacting College Choices
May 28, 2009 College Admissions Texas House Approves Limiting Top Ten Percent Rule
May 20, 2009 College Admissions Study Says SAT Prep Courses Will Not Significantly Boost Scores
May 7, 2009 College Admissions Mixed News For College Applicants
May 6, 2009 College Admissions More Students Unprepared For College
May 5, 2009 College Admissions Art School Applications Increase Despite Limited Job Prospects
May 1, 2009 College Admissions Advanced Placement Effectiveness Challenged
Apr 24, 2009 College Admissions Minorities Underrepresented In Graduate Schools
Apr 23, 2009 College Admissions New York University Modifies Standardized Exam Policy
Apr 13, 2009 College Admissions More Students Placed On College Waiting Lists
Apr 7, 2009 College Admissions Facebook Changing College Decisions Process
Apr 3, 2009 College Admissions More Schools Accepting Military Training As College Credit
Apr 2, 2009 College Admissions Acceptance Rates At Top Schools Reach Record Lows
Apr 1, 2009 College Admissions College Acceptance Letters Get Flashier
Apr 1, 2009 College Admissions Journalism School Applications Increasing
Mar 27, 2009 College Admissions Eliminating Standardized Entrance Exams May Make Colleges More Diverse
Mar 25, 2009 College Admissions Texas Senate Scales Back Top 10 Percent Law
Mar 16, 2009 College Admissions Graduate Schools Report Disparity In Number Of Applications
Mar 13, 2009 College Admissions Colleges For Women Thrive By Targeting Niche Populations
Mar 9, 2009 College Admissions Colleges Anxious About Admissions
Feb 17, 2009 College Admissions Colleges Reporting Increase In Early Admissions
Feb 17, 2009 College Admissions Universities Respond To Increase In Transfer Students
Feb 16, 2009 College Admissions New College Board Policy Stirs Controversy
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