Harvard's Michael Sandel says a lottery conveys "what is true in any case: that luck matters as much as effort in admission."
Many colleges waived their standardized test requirements because of the pandemic, opening the gates for more students to apply.
In his new book, Jeff Selingo looks at how some colleges must compete for applicants, and why the COVID-19 pandemic could make this competition even tighter.
The court order could start to dent the test prep business if more colleges drop the exams.
Fierce competition for university spots has led to an increase in "cram schools."
The College Board is introducing an adversity score on the SAT.
Elite schools have their choice of applicants and reveal little about how those choices are made.
Let's not forget the options that don't carry jail sentences.
Some are calling it the biggest college admissions cheating scandal in history. Federal prosecutors allege that more than 30 wealthy parents paid college coaches and test administrators to boost their kids’ chances of getting into elite schools. The scandal is shedding new light on the notoriously murky world of college admissions, where the rich have […]