Early Applicants More Likely to Gain College Admission; Higher admission rate of early college applicants fuels controversy. And the admissions advantage is big, according to U.S.News & World Report‘s analysis of the 233 colleges that report separate rates for their early admission programs. In 2009, the last year for which complete data is available, the typical college’s early Read more

Drake’s ‘D+’ campaign earns an ‘F’ from some Drake University’s new marketing campaign — “D+ the Drake advantage” — has some faculty thinking it’s sending the wrong message. Drake officials answer: Lighten up. The kids get it. In Medical School Shift, Meeting Patients on Day 1 Changing tradition, medical students who started their training at Read more

A little hospitality: American colleges are trying harder to integrate foreign students into campus life. So that’s what a free market is: MSU Mankato no longer requires students in the College of Business to buy a specially configured Dell laptop. For-profits rocketing: The Education Department reports that for-profit colleges increased enrollment 20 percent between the 2007-8 and 2008-9 academic years — Read more