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Forum 2017: What Educators Can Learn from the Author of Hillbilly Elegy

J.D. Vance, author of the best-selling memoir Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, encourages educators to think about how we can better support America's rural students.

Forum 2017: Connecting Students to Opportunity with a Redesigned CSS Profile

Five takeaways from a session hosted by Dean Bentley, Senior Director of Financial Aid Engagement and Services of the College Board, Bonnie Behm, Director of Financial Assistant at Villanova University, and Kathy Blaisdell, Director of Student Financial Services at Mount Holyoke College.

Trends in Higher Education 2017

The College Board’s 2017 Trends in Higher Education reports show continuing moderate annual increases in published tuition and fee prices, ranging from 2.9% to 3.6% across the public and private nonprofit sectors of higher education. 

College Board at the 2017 National Forum to Advance Rural Education

Last week, two College Board staff members presented at the National Forum to Advance Rural Education, hosted by the National Rural Education Association and Battelle for Kids.

Register Now for the 2018 Higher Ed Colloquium

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

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

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.

From our Members: Perspective Through Partnership

Gail Holt, Dean of Financial Aid at Amherst College and incoming College Scholarship Service Assembly Council Chair, discusses college access, affordability, and the power of partnerships. 


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.