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 Franklin’s Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Kate Coffman
10/11/2017

Franklin College is a small liberal arts institution in Franklin, Indiana that provides an intimate, community service-oriented educational experience for its students. During her first year as Franklin’s Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Kate Coffman realized that in order to reach enrollment goals and continue to build a dynamic and diverse student body, Franklin needed to reach beyond their typical geographic and demographic targets. And, they needed more information about the students they recruit.

Register Now for the 2018 Higher Ed Colloquium
10/04/2017

On January 20-22 in La Jolla, California, connect with college presidents and other senior professionals in enrollment, admission, financial aid, and academia. Tackle challenges and spark new ideas on the theme of “Higher Ed: Delivering the Promise Under Pressure.”

Commemorating 50 Years of the Educational Opportunity Center
10/04/2017

The Educational Opportunity Center celebrates five decades of helping D.C. residents realize their educational and career dreams. 

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. 

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