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The U.S. solicitor general, the federal government's top Supreme Court lawyer, will take part in oral arguments for a case involving race in UNC admissions.
The U.S. solicitor general, the federal government's top Supreme Court lawyer, will take part in oral arguments for a case involving race in UNC admissions.
 
The group Students for Fair Admissions claims that UNC is using the same arguments as 1950s-era segregationists to defend its race-based admissions policy.
The group Students for Fair Admissions claims that UNC is using the same arguments as 1950s-era segregationists to defend its race-based admissions policy.
 
In the name of equity, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday that it supports allowing colleges to racially discriminate when deciding the admission of certain applicants.
In the name of equity, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday that it supports allowing colleges to racially discriminate when deciding the admission of certain applicants.
 
Today, Governor Roy Cooper along with current Governor John Bel Edwards (LA) and former Governors submitted an amicus brief in support of UNC in the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the consideration of race in college admissions at UNC and Harvard.
Today, Governor Roy Cooper along with current Governor John Bel Edwards (LA) and former Governors submitted an amicus brief in support of UNC in the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the consideration of race in college admissions at UNC and Harvard.
 
On March 28, 2022, Stuart Schmill, Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced the school’s plan to restore the consideration of standardized tests to its undergraduate admissions process.
On March 28, 2022, Stuart Schmill, Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Services at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced the school’s plan to restore the consideration of standardized tests to its undergraduate admissions process.
 
There was a time when the number of “legacy admits” at colleges was low enough overall that the practice was tolerated.
There was a time when the number of “legacy admits” at colleges was low enough overall that the practice was tolerated.
 
California State University (CSU) will no longer require students to submit SAT or ACT scores for college admissions, making it the largest four-year college system in the country to drop the requirement.
California State University (CSU) will no longer require students to submit SAT or ACT scores for college admissions, making it the largest four-year college system in the country to drop the requirement.
 
In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) filed suit against the University of North Carolina. Its complaint argued that the university had engaged in intentional discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity to the detriment of SFFA members.
In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) filed suit against the University of North Carolina. Its complaint argued that the university had engaged in intentional discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity to the detriment of SFFA members.
 
Currently, nine states prohibit colleges and universities from practicing race-conscious admissions. That number may soon become ten if a new bill in the North Carolina legislature is successfully adopted.
Currently, nine states prohibit colleges and universities from practicing race-conscious admissions. That number may soon become ten if a new bill in the North Carolina legislature is successfully adopted.
 
Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year.
Today, I am revising the United States’ annual refugee admissions cap to 62,500 for this fiscal year.
 
Netflix’s documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal tells the story of rich parents bribing their children’s way into their college of choice.
Netflix’s documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal tells the story of rich parents bribing their children’s way into their college of choice.
 
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amici curiae brief alongside the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in support of Students for Fair Admission’s petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court
Judicial Watch announced today that it filed an amici curiae brief alongside the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) in support of Students for Fair Admission’s petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court
 
The college admissions essay can be a stressful part of the application process for students.
 
College admissions is a different field than it was 20 or even 10 years ago.
 
Even though Harvard won the first round in its battle with Students for Fair Admissions, a case challenging the university’s affirmative action policy, the judge did not address the deep and difficult issues that racial preferences involve.
Even though Harvard won the first round in its battle with Students for Fair Admissions, a case challenging the university’s affirmative action policy, the judge did not address the deep and difficult issues that racial preferences involve.
 
Just a short time ago, it was commonly accepted that it is the fairest way to determine who wins and who loses in the competition of college admissions.
Just a short time ago, it was commonly accepted that it is the fairest way to determine who wins and who loses in the competition of college admissions.
 
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts released its ruling in Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University.
Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts released its ruling in Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard University.
 
In a long-awaited decision, federal trial judge Allison Burroughs has ruled that, while Harvard does consider a student’s race in determining who gets in and who doesn’t (“the use of race in and of itself is admitted”), nonetheless Harvard is not breaking the law.
In a long-awaited decision, federal trial judge Allison Burroughs has ruled that, while Harvard does consider a student’s race in determining who gets in and who doesn’t (“the use of race in and of itself is admitted”), nonetheless Harvard is not breaking the law.
 
Going through the college process makes no sense. First, kids guess where they might want to go, then pay to apply, wait to hear, and, if accepted, fill out financial aid forms, wait, and eventually learn what it will cost
Going through the college process makes no sense. First, kids guess where they might want to go, then pay to apply, wait to hear, and, if accepted, fill out financial aid forms, wait, and eventually learn what it will cost
 
The ability to succeed in higher education - as defined by college readiness - has been one of the stated goals of the State Board of Education for every student in North Carolina.
The ability to succeed in higher education - as defined by college readiness - has been one of the stated goals of the State Board of Education for every student in North Carolina.
 
The school year is fresh and new. But high school seniors with college ambitions began their academic slog weeks ago, on Aug. 1, when the Common Application went live
The school year is fresh and new. But high school seniors with college ambitions began their academic slog weeks ago, on Aug. 1, when the Common Application went live
 
UNC President Margaret Spellings has said that the North Carolina legislature's proposed Guaranteed Admissions Program (NC GAP) has identified the right problem, but has come up with the wrong solution. Her vision is of a UNC system accessible to everyone and educating everyone—not just elites
UNC President Margaret Spellings has said that the North Carolina legislature's proposed Guaranteed Admissions Program (NC GAP) has identified the right problem, but has come up with the wrong solution. Her vision is of a UNC system accessible to everyone and educating everyone—not just elites
 
The East Carolina University fall Open House brought approximately 4,700 guests to campus Oct. 24, including more than 1,500 prospective students.
The East Carolina University fall Open House brought approximately 4,700 guests to campus Oct. 24, including more than 1,500 prospective students.
 
A new program in East Carolina University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions puts students front-and-center in demonstrating Pirate hospitality to prospective students.
A new program in East Carolina University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions puts students front-and-center in demonstrating Pirate hospitality to prospective students.
 
Ten years ago, the University of North Carolina began raising minimum admission requirements for all schools in the system. Those changes worked, helping to raise retention and graduation rates since their implementation. Thirty-five percent of 2005 freshmen graduated four years later. By 2010...
Ten years ago, the University of North Carolina began raising minimum admission requirements for all schools in the system. Those changes worked, helping to raise retention and graduation rates since their implementation. Thirty-five percent of 2005 freshmen graduated four years later. By 2010...
 
Michele Mayo, BCCC's Director of Admissions, highlights the admissions process and the cost savings that can be achieved by enrolling at BCCC.
Michele Mayo, BCCC's Director of Admissions, highlights the admissions process and the cost savings that can be achieved by enrolling at BCCC.
 
In December, 2014 the Federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final assessments of medical data for two of the programs within the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
In December, 2014 the Federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final assessments of medical data for two of the programs within the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
 
The University of North Carolina is proposing to charge lower tuition to out-of-state students who live close to the state border. The UNC Board of Governors will consider the proposal, which is called "border tuition," at its January meeting.
The University of North Carolina is proposing to charge lower tuition to out-of-state students who live close to the state border. The UNC Board of Governors will consider the proposal, which is called "border tuition," at its January meeting.
 
Late Registration for Spring Semester at Beaufort County Community College will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6. Spring Semester classes will begin Wednesday, Jan. 7.
Late Registration for Spring Semester at Beaufort County Community College will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 6. Spring Semester classes will begin Wednesday, Jan. 7.
 
Due to demand, Beaufort County Community College has extended registration for Spring Semester 2015 which is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Jan. 7, college officials announced this week.
Due to demand, Beaufort County Community College has extended registration for Spring Semester 2015 which is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Jan. 7, college officials announced this week.
 
Are you thinking about starting college for the first time or going back to school to upgrade your job skills? Or are you wondering whether the time is right or your study skills are good enough?
Are you thinking about starting college for the first time or going back to school to upgrade your job skills? Or are you wondering whether the time is right or your study skills are good enough?
 
As the academic year begins, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, now with a new chairman, John Fennebresque, must make some choices.
As the academic year begins, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, now with a new chairman, John Fennebresque, must make some choices.
 
In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court took a step toward weakening racial preferences in university admissions. Ed Blum is trying to end them for good nationwide, potentially starting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In June 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court took a step toward weakening racial preferences in university admissions. Ed Blum is trying to end them for good nationwide, potentially starting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
 
About 200 incoming Beaufort County Community College students attended New Student Orientation sessions on Tuesday, June 24, where they met college officials, learned about student organizations and activities and had the chance to register for Fall Semester 2014 classes.
About 200 incoming Beaufort County Community College students attended New Student Orientation sessions on Tuesday, June 24, where they met college officials, learned about student organizations and activities and had the chance to register for Fall Semester 2014 classes.
 
In 2013, 33,000 businesses filed for bankruptcy in the United States. Such normal, healthy commercial losses perform a critical function in a robust market system. Firms that don't satisfy the wants of customers, attract patrons, and stay within their budgets fall by the wayside, opening the door fo
In 2013, 33,000 businesses filed for bankruptcy in the United States. Such normal, healthy commercial losses perform a critical function in a robust market system. Firms that don't satisfy the wants of customers, attract patrons, and stay within their budgets fall by the wayside, opening the door fo
 
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