For inspiration today, college admissions folks should read a little piece by the Minnesota Private College Council: “Oh baby, it’s cold outside.” In the December article on the council’s website, several private-college admissions admissions officers talk about how they handle the topic of Minnesota winters when they’re recruiting students. It’s not a subject to overlook. Read more

Minnesota’s nonprofit private colleges have tied for fourth nationally in the percentage of students who complete school in four years, according to data published this month by the Minnesota Private College Council. The colleges had average four-year grad rates of 62 percent. (Note: Measured by another, probably more accurate way — not ranked by groupings Read more