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Author: Jason Bullock

Taking Community College Classes in HS Is a Boon for Students — 90% Go On to Higher Ed, New Study Finds

An overwhelming majority of high school students who complete dual enrollment courses at local community colleges go on to pursue higher education, according to a report released Wednesday. But where they enroll after graduation — and how well they perform — varies widely among states. For the report, researchers tracked more than 200,000 high school Read More

The 2017 Survey of Admissions Directors

Only 34 percent of colleges met new student enrollment targets this year by May 1, the traditional date by which most institutions hope to have a class set. That is a key finding of the 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, conducted by Inside Higher Ed, in collaboration with Gallup. The 34 percent figure is down Read More

Kids can make a difference!

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Houston area.  A group of students at  Academy of the Canyons Middle College High School in Santa Clarita, California decided to step up and see how much money they could raise to help those that were affected. On September 8th, a large group of students got together and held buckets Read More

Does PSAT prep make any sense?

When I think about PSAT prep, I am reminded of Judge Alex Kozinski’s closing line at the end of his ruling in Mattel, Inc. v. MCA Records, Inc.: “The parties are advised to chill.” Let’s start by laying out the facts. For the vast majority of students, the utility of the PSAT is twofold. First Read More

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