But when fancy schools like Amherst kill legacy preferences, they do get a little fairer.
Allowing students to report their own standardized-test scores could ease some of the financial burden of the process.
Changes intended to make filing for financial aid easier were accompanied by major structural hiccups.
The influence of the office has waxed and waned with each administration. How will it fare under Betsy DeVos?
Critics worry that the students who need the most help might be among the least likely to receive it.
Their role is crucial to helping more students reach higher education.
The scores from the new version of the standardized test have just come out—and they’re significantly higher.
The revised date could help teenagers better prepare for the exam—but it could also exacerbate socioeconomic inequalities.
The college-admissions exam is poised to play an increasing role in the classroom, and chances are it’ll further detract from traditional instruction.
The university's decision to offer free rides to students whose annual household incomes are less than $125,000 says a lot about the financial barriers to higher education in the U.S.
The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.
The changes to the test won't lessen the anxiety that parents and students feel.
High-schoolers should know what "unscrupulous" means.
Who can write a decent essay in 25 minutes?