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Financial Aid Members Gather to Learn, Network and Celebrate

More than 2,400 practitioners gathered for three important June events: the annual College Board PowerFAIDS User Conference, the College Board Institutional Methodology Users Group Meeting and the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) National Conference.

SAT Validity Study

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.

Gold Leaf Ambassadors

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


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

What You Need to Know About the Environmental Context Dashboard

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

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.

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).

Donald Stewart, PhD, Courtesy of the Spelman College Archives

We were determined to have a president who would not accept current history as inevitable...From time to time you choose to be different because you choose not to atrophy and because you choose to make the world a different place..." - Former Chair, the Board of Trustees of the College Board John T. Casteen III, 1986

College Board Member Community

The College Board membership team is excited to announce a new benefit for members—access to the online Membership Community. College Board hopes that this tool will provide an easier and more accessible way for professionals to engage with College Board membership.


India Global Higher Education Alliance Symposium

At the College Board’s 2nd annual India Global Higher Education Alliance Symposium, leaders from the Alliance’s member universities gathered with prominent experts from the World Bank, Brookings India, Manipal Education Group and the Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia (CHERA), to discuss how to advance higher education i