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University of Virginia Study Shows Universal SAT Testing Would Greatly Expand College Pipeline
07/02/2019

A new study from the University of Virginia shows the impact of school day testing on college access.

From left: Sadiki Bamperineza, Refugee Counselor; Linda Liu, VP International at College Board; Ella Ininahazwe, Refugee Counselor at The Other 1 Percent - Refugee Students in Higher Education in Berlin, DE
06/19/2019

Higher education opportunities are often limited or non-existent for refugees around the world. The lives of future generations are lost in the process of fighting to survive in the host countries. Taking this matter into their hands, over 20 organizations and programs have put their efforts together to create the Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium (CLCC), whose goal is to expand higher education opportunities for refugees.

Hall-Dale High School’s award ceremony. From left to right: Jerry White, National Rural Education Association; Mark Tinkham, Principal of Hall-Dale High School; Pat Doyle, College Board.
06/12/2019

PHOTO: Hall-Dale High School’s award ceremony. From left to right: Jerry White, National Rural Education Association; Mark Tinkham, Principal of Hall-Dale High School; Pat Doyle, College Board. 

SAT Validity Study
05/31/2019

The College Board has released results from the first National SAT Validity Study that examined how well SAT scores predict first-year college grades and retention to the second year.

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Gold Leaf Ambassadors
05/29/2019

This year, over 250 students from over 90 schools/districts participated in our

05/22/2019

This op-ed by David Coleman appeared on theatlantic.com on May 22, 2019. Read the original article here

What You Need to Know About the Environmental Context Dashboard
05/17/2019

The Environmental Context Dashboard (ECD) is a new admissions tool that allows colleges to incorporate a student’s school and environmental context into their admissions process in a data-driven, consistent way.

Nan Davis Retirement
05/08/2019

Nan Davis, Austin College’s vice president for Institutional Enrollment, was presented the Homer P. Rainey Award for Outstanding Achievement and Service to Austin College at the annual Honors Convocation April 25 on campus.

 

Environmental Context Dashboard. Photo by Genevieve Humphreys.
04/17/2019

Due to recent spikes in applications in the last few years, the Office of Admissions has implemented more ways of gathering information on prospective students. They are finishing up their third year of using the Environmental Context Dashboard (ECD).

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