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"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.
Trends in College Application, Admission, Enrollment, Prices, and Payoff
11/05/2015
Guest Blogger Kristen Capezza, Executive Director of University Admissions at Adelphi University, captures a morning discussion at Forum titled Trends in College Application, Admission, Enrollment, Prices, and Payoff-- Read Kristen's recap!
James Gaeta, director of financial aid at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas
11/05/2015
During this year's Forum, College Board All Access will occasionally highlight interviews with attendees to get their thoughts on the event and the work they're doing in their institutions.
Helping Community College Students Transfer and Attain a Bachelor’s Degree
11/05/2015
Guest Blogger Kristen Capezza, Executive Director of University Admissions at Adelphi University, captures a discussion about transfer students, and the ability as leaders in admission to know this population well enough to help them succeed. Read Kristen's recap!
11/04/2015

As a parent attending the Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid event at Forum 2015, here are a few findings in the report that caught my eye. 

11/04/2015

Each year, our Trends in Higher Education series provide insights into trends in college pricing and financial aid. This year’s report, released today, found that college prices continue to increase at a moderate pace and student aid remains stable. Continuing the post-recession trend, borrowing per student declined for the fourth consecutive year and was 10% lower in 2014-15 than in 2010-11.

Announcing New Chief of Membership, Governance, and Higher Education: Ericka Miller
10/26/2015
The College Board is pleased to announce that Ericka Miller will become our new Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher Education. Ericka will lead our overall work in Membership, Governance, and Higher Education, ensuring effective integration and collaboration among these critical divisions. Read more about Ericka!
In the News: How the College Board changed its standardized testing approach
09/23/2015

"It may come as some surprise that one of the first people who will admit that the current testing model is broken is also at the helm of the company that produces some of the biggest tests in K-12 and higher ed, the Advanced Placement and SAT exams." Read more from EducationDive's post on how the College Board is moving beyond assessments.

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