Menu

The Journal of College Admission

jca238coverThe Journal of College Admission offers readers resources from thought-leaders tracking the pulse of college admission counseling; the foremost authorities on trends, data, and research; and members dedicated to ethical college admission. 

The Winter 2018 issue has arrived!

The Winter 2018 issue is free online and to download for a limited time. Share articles on social media and tag them #nacacJCA.

3 Reasons to Read the Journal Online

  1. Download the Journal or read online to link directly to resources and advertisers.
  2. Share the issues and feature articles with your colleagues and students via social media.
  3. Save more than a pound of paper each year by opting out of the print version via the Community Hub. (Under Edit My Profile, click Stop Sending Printed Journal.)

Advertisers
Put your ad in front of 16,000 college admission counseling professionals in print and online (online ads include links to your website). Each issue is open to the public for a limited time and is viewed thousands of times online. View the media kit and Emmanuel Tsogas to reserve your space today!

Writers
To be added to our cache of writers, submit a resume along with three news-style writing samples to the editor. (The Journal doesn't publish unsolicited articles.)

Feature Articles

Expand / Collapse All

  • 2030 Vision

    Like so much else in our jarringly fast-shifting society, the future of higher education over the next decade can perhaps be summed up in a familiar two-part refrain: big changes are coming, but no one seems to know exactly where they will lead.

    Read more
  • Dreamers Go to College

    Keeping undocumented students motivated when DACA and other policies are in question.

    Read more
  • Invisible Population

    More than 7 million students in the United States are enrolled in rural school districts. Almost half of those rural students hover near or below the poverty line… more than 25 percent are children of color.

    Read more
  • Feeling the Burn

    New college admission officers face many challenges in the first few years on the job. It’s not uncommon for burnout to occur early in an admission career, and some may leave the profession. Here is what is important to know about preventing burnout and advancing on the admission career ladder.

    Read more
  • Hollywood’s College Admission Process

    When it comes to the world of college admission, Hollywood needs to go back to school.

    Read more