Admissions officers and college counselors got a description of the new site over the weekend — and a chance to critique it.
The project grew from the worry that many teens are too focused on their own success and that colleges are contributing to that problem.
New ethical guidelines approved by the National Association for College Admission Counseling forbid the question, which dozens of colleges currently use to help them predict who will enroll.
A coalition of selective institutions hopes to shake up how students apply to college. The group’s online portal is meant to bring more clarity to the process.
Efforts to fix the notoriously demanding financial-aid application, which go back years, are intensifying. But obstacles remain.
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Since a Supreme Court ruling in 2013, selective institutions have embraced a range of other strategies, says a new report.
The bank-based lending system is being phased out, but millions of students have seen their default problems exacerbated by steep collection costs.
The move carries some risk — a grand-total price could scare families away — but at the University of Dayton, transparency seems to be helping.
Most institutions do inquire, a step that critics see as discouraging ex-convicts who could benefit greatly from a college education.