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Addressing the Needs of First-Generation Students
01/27/2016
“Diverse Perspectives on First-Generation Students,” a panel discussion at the Middle States Regional Forum in Baltimore, addressed issues and challenges related to students who are the first in their families to attend college.
How to Access, Understand, and Use PSAT/NMSQT Scores
01/13/2016

This post originally appeared on the Forbes website on Jan. 12, 2016. Read the original here.

Members in the News: As justices weigh affirmative action, Michigan offers an alternative
01/06/2016
Dr. Kedra Ishop, enrollment manager at the University of Michigan and member of the Higher Education working group and the SAT Committee at the College Board, was featured in a New York Times article after she increased the number of minority students in the University's 2015 freshman class by almost 20 percent in one year.
Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College and College Board Trustee
01/04/2016
Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College and College Board Trustee was featured in an article on PBS.org, produced by the Hechinger Report about his work at Paul Quinn College, transforming the institution and bringing it back from the financial brink.
November is National American Heritage Month.
12/10/2015

Last November marked the 25th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month. This yearly celebration provides a platform for Native Americans throughout the U.S. to share their culture and traditions. In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting two professional programs at the College Board that focus on supporting Native American student success.

Getting to Know Ericka Miller, College Board's new Chief of Membership, Governance, and Higher Education
12/04/2015
All Access got to chat with incoming Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher Education Ericka Miller about what drew her to the College Board, and how to choose the right climate for your next travel adventure.
Current SAT vs. New SAT: Which Should I Take?
11/19/2015

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com on Nov. 19, 2015. Read the original here.

The 2015-16 school year is a unique one for the SAT because students in the class of 2017 — today’s juniors — have the option of taking two different versions of the exam.

Students Natural Baptiste, Lucy Tiblier, Jacob Lockhart, Maria Velasco with Doug Christiansen at the College Board Forum
11/12/2015
High-achieving students sat down with Vice President of Membership Barbara Cronan at Forum 2015's closing plenary to talk about the importance of education and the obstacles they've had to overcome in their quest for excellence.
"Explore College" Night at Ballou High School Gets Rave Reviews by Staff and Students
11/09/2015
The “Explore College” night event at Ballou High School in Southeast Washington, D.C., held as part of Forum 2015, was a success for students who wanted to learn more about financial aid and college admission, as well as for College Board staff.
Challenges and Opportunities in the College Application Process
11/06/2015
Considering the struggling state of the economy and the rising costs associated with college, it’s no wonder that Wednesday’s “Contemporary Issues in Admission and Financial Aid” session at Forum 2015 was standing-room only.

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