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Reflections from the Graduating High School Class of 2017
09/08/2017

Hard-working, innovative, and making the world a better place; that’s how the senior class of 2017 would like to be seen.

The College Board conducted a survey of 27,000 students, one of our largest surveys, from the graduating class of 2017, titled “College Board Survey: On the Road to College—and Beyond,” to gain insight into the students’ college application experience and career aspirations.

Rebecca Zwick, senior researcher at Educational Testing Service and professor emerita at the University of California, Santa Barbara
08/25/2017

How to admit a qualified and diverse entering class is a major challenge for US colleges today. Rebecca Zwick, a senior researcher at ETS walks through her recent research to help colleges answer their most pressing admissions questions.

08/15/2017

The partnership marks the next stage in the College Board’s digital evolution

07/25/2017

We know that access to the internet is still not a given for all students, particularly for low-income students and those in rural areas. A new ConnectHome post takes on the "homework gap" and how access to technology can make all the difference for successfully navigating the college admission process. 

Cynthia Schmeiser, Senior Advisor to the President at the College Board, poses for a photo with Robert Brennan, E. F. Lindquist chair in measurement and Testing, Emeritus at the University of Iowa College of Education.
07/25/2017

Tim Moses, Chief Pychometrician at College Board, has been named the first Robert L. Brennan Chair of Psychometric Research at the College Board, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit organization focused on expanding access to higher education. 

Summer Institute for International Counselors Focuses on Access, Culture and Heritage
07/18/2017

A College Board summer intern, Keanine Griggs, shares reflections from this year's week-long Summer Institute for International Counselors in New York City.

 

Research Roundup: How Universal College Admission Tests Help Low-Income Students
07/14/2017

A new article in the New York Times cites research on how adminstering the SAT for free during the school day levels the playing field and opens doors to college for low income students. 

A Decade of Commitment to Tribal Communities
07/06/2017

This year more than 250 teachers, counselors, higher education leaders, and policy makers gathered on the beautiful grounds of the Tamaya to honor 10 years of the Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI). 

Senior Year Chronicles: Isabelle
06/22/2017

In the face of lots of college and scholarship applications, AP Exams, and the heroic task training her Labradoodle to be a therapy dog, Georgia high school senior Isabelle has managed to find balance.

Senior Year Chronicles: Morgan
06/22/2017

Morgan, a high school senior from Georgia, had lots of opportunities to travel and make new friends through her high school's orchestra club and debate team. Which college will help her pursue her passions?  

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