May 1st, College Decision Day in America, is upon us. So to is College Signing Day, an annual celebration for college-bound students started by Michelle Obama and her Reach Higher initiative. Through the bettermakeroom.org website and popular social media hashtags #BetterMakeRoom and #ReachHigher, Reach Higher has increased awareness on college access and affordability and inspired […]
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. EDT An estimated 1 million undocumented children under the age of 18 live in the U.S. and 65,000 undocumented high school students graduate each year. Yet, according to the Pew Hispanic Center, only 7,000-13,000 undocumented students are believed to be enrolled in college systems throughout the U.S., with […]
In this episode of Admissions Live, host Nicole Lentine welcomes Don Fraser, Jr. back to the show, ready to hear all about Don’s recent attendance at two important conferences. Don shares his experiences from the First National Conference of the Yes We Must Coalition, followed by his attendance at the Sixth Annual Conference for the […]
Host Chris D’Orso speaks with Eric Felix as he reports from the annual American Educational Research Association meeting. Eric Felix is a doctoral student at the University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education. He is a research assistant working with Dr. Estela Bensimon at the Center for Urban Education. His research interest include: college […]
This morning The Chronicle of Higher Education released an article highlighting slashes that are being made to higher education budgets after recovery-act funding has run out. Collectively, the nation plans to allocate 4% less to higher education than was allotted in 2007. Among those states noted for massive budget cuts, not including the impact of […]
Higher Ed Live was invited to the National College Access Network conference in St. Louis. Michael Staton from Inigral / Schools App and Matt Munson from Acceptly volunteered to take good notes. If anyone else that went has some notes, let us know and we’ll post from here.