Is our test-optional emergency plan becoming test-optional permanent?

Is our test-optional emergency plan becoming test-optional permanent? Reported by Higher Ed Dive, Colorado lawmakers have introduced a bill which would remove the requirement for public colleges to use a national assessment score, such as the ACT or SAT, from their admissions criteria altogether. Popularized over the past five years by institutions who looked into […]

How Guided Pathways Can Reduce a Student’s Time and Cost to Completion

powered by Sounder Students enter community colleges at every level of preparedness.  Consequently, some degree-seekers have a long way to go before they reach their goal. Those juggling jobs and families along with school often drop out along the way. What’s the solution to the completion problem at community colleges? Dr. Ann Buchele, Vice President […]

The “Common App effect” on enrollment

What is the “Common App Effect” on enrollment? Reported by Inside Higher Ed, with more than 900 institutions now participating in the Common Application, which allows students to complete one application and submit to any participating members, subject to certain additional application fees and supplemental application information. And yet, applications to the largest institutions grew […]