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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.
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!
Douglas Christiansen, chair of the Board of Trustees, presenting the College Board Medal for Distinguished Service to Education to Alma Powell
11/05/2015

There was nothing but admiration and praise for Alma Powell and her America’s Promise Alliance as she received the College Board Medal for Distinguished Service to Education on Thursday. The medal is the highest honor given to any individual by the College Board, in recognition of outstanding national leadership and service in the advancement of educational opportunity.

Darcie Campbell, school counselor at California's Carpinteria High School
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 at their institutions.
11/05/2015

David Coleman hates fakery. That’s one of the first things he told the audience at his town hall discussion Wednesday afternoon at Forum 2015. He prefers to be honest, candid, forthright. And so, when he was asked about the subtle differences in administering the PSAT/NMSQT and the PSAT 8/9, he answered honestly: “I don’t have a command over the last-minute proctoring guidelines,” and he did not want to “dishonor” the importance of these technical questions by providing incomplete or incorrect information.

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!
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, and Chief of Police Cathy Lanier speak with David Coleman at College Board Forum 2015
11/04/2015

If a standing ovation is a good way to kick off an event, Forum 2015 is shaping up to be a great conference. At Wednesday’s opening plenary luncheon, three powerful and influential D.C. leaders — who just happen to be women — sat down with College Board President David Coleman to talk about the strides their city has made, and continues to make, in educating its children and keeping them safe.

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!

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