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 College Openings Update

NACAC College Openings Update: Space, Financial Aid and Housing Still Available For Fall 2016
More than 400 colleges and universities still have openings, financial aid and housing available to qualified freshman and/or transfer students for the Fall 2016 semester, according to the National Association for College Admission Counseling’s (NACAC’s) annual College Openings Update (formerly the “Space Availability Survey”). Search now. FAQ page.

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Our Desire to Be “In the Know”

​I had the opportunity to participate in Critical Components, a fantastic three-day conference in Pittsburgh, sponsored by NACAC. The event drew an audience of secondary school counselors, CBO directors and representatives, and college admission and financial aid professionals from throughout the country. It was, in many ways, as intense and as exciting as a NACAC conference – but a lot more intimate, with only 150 registrants.

NACAC assigned me the opportunity to give some welcoming remarks, which I did on a day when the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team was fighting to make it into the Stanley Cup finals.  I shared with the conference attendees my personal story about Sidney Crosby, the amazingly talented Penguins’ captain, now in his 11th year in the NHL. Read more




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New Recruiting Strategies Spur Success at Rutgers-NewarkNew

​One college’s efforts to recruit and support local students of color is gaining national attention. In recent years, Rutgers University-Newark... (read more)

Supreme Court: Colleges Can Use Race When Making Admission DecisionsNew

​Colleges can continue to use race as a factor when reviewing student applications. In a 4-3 decision, the US Supreme... (read more)

Recommended vs. Required: When to Schedule a College Interview

​What do colleges mean when they say an admission interview is “recommended” or “highly recommended?”W. Kent Barnds, executive vice president... (read more)


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