Colleges Should Compete Less and Collaborate More in Admissions, Report Says

College leaders must embrace goals beyond building a perfect freshman class of "stellar Olympians" and stop looking at the admissions process through the "narcissistic glass of competitive rankings," says a new report.

The report, which was published by the University of Southern California's Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice, and the Education Conservancy, urges presidents and trustees to "move beyond the anarchy of untempered competition." In short, the report