04 décembre 2019

Parcoursup an 3

HeadwayBlog Headway - Olivier Rollot. La deuxième campagne de Parcoursup vient de s’achever et on parle déjà de la troisième qui verra l’ensemble des formations visées faire leur entrée sur la plateforme mais aussi la création d’un module « ParcourPlus » qui prendra spécifiquement en charge les réorientations. Le bilan et les perspectives de ce Béhémoth de l’orientation qu’est Parcoursup avec les commentaires de la ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Innovation. Plus...

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30 novembre 2019

Can you solve it? Would you get into Oxford?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Last week about 3,500 of Britain’s most mathematically gifted sixth formers sat Oxford university’s annual Mathematics Admissions Test. More...

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Students who have unconditional offers more likely to quit

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Students who go to university after receiving an unconditional offer before their A-level results are more likely to drop out in their first year, research shows. More...

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29 novembre 2019

"College Ready"

By Matt Reed. I was as struck as everyone else by the juxtaposition of two stories at Inside Higher Ed on Wednesday. One of them described a potential lawsuit against the University of California for using the SAT and ACT, on the grounds that the tests are discriminatory. The other used ACT results to claim that high school students are less college ready than they used to be; the usual hand-wringing followed in the comments. More...

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28 novembre 2019

Texas Southern Studies Admissions ‘Improprieties’

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The Texas Southern University Board of Regents this week announced that it has "contacted local authorities after confirming certain improprieties related to the admissions process within the university based on an internal investigation." More...

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More Ominous Signs for M.B.A. Admissions

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Most colleges report decline in applications. Outside the U.S., the picture is very different. More...

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Converse and Pace Go Test Optional

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Converse College and Pace University are now test optional for admissions. More...

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Admissions Choices

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Study finds that colleges are more likely to reject applicants who report felony convictions, even for minor felonies. At colleges with high crime rates, officials were more likely to reject black students. More...

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A Threat Over Standardized Testing

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A coalition of civil rights groups on Tuesday sent a letter to the University of California threatening to sue the university system if it continues to require either the SAT or the ACT for admissions. More...

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2019 State of College Admission

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The top factor in a student being admitted to a college was the student's high school record, according to the "2019 State of College Admission" report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling. More...

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