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California Assembly Passes Legacy Ban Bill

California’s state assembly voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass a bill that would ban legacy preferences in admissions at public...
Students’ walk up a staircase with only their legs showing over the words “enrollment on the rise” on the stair risers.

Undergraduate Enrollment Picks Up Steam

Enrollment rose across regions and degree types this spring, with strong showings at community colleges. But there’s still a long road to post-pandemic recovery.

A drawing depicting a passport and an F-1 student visa; the latter document is stamped, in red, with the word “Rejected.”

Student Visa Denials Threaten U.S. Competitiveness

College leaders should focus immigration lobbying efforts on state lawmakers, in addition to federal ones, Samba Dieng writes.

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Re-Evaluating the ‘Essay Carveout’

After the Supreme Court barred affirmative action, many selective colleges added essay prompts focused on identity and diversity. Will they hold up under legal scrutiny?

Illinois Adopts ACT as Graduation Requirement

High school juniors in Illinois will be required to take the ACT to graduate starting next spring. The state has...
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Current Students Left Behind in FAFSA Change Conversation

A new Student Voice survey by Inside Higher Ed and Generation Lab found one in five college students are unaware of the changes to the FAFSA form and the ensuing challenges.

Georgia Public Colleges Reinstate Test Requirements

A slate of public colleges and universities in Georgia will begin requiring standardized test scores on applications again after the...