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HBCUs Utilizing the Common App See an Increase in Applications

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It’s still early in application season, but North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has already seen a 57% boost in its application numbers from last year. Compared to then, we were at 9,629 applications last year on January 24,” said Michael Bailey, director of undergraduate admissions at NCCU. This year we’re at 15,187.”

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Report: Applications for UC System Fall 2023 Saw General Declines

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The number of applications for the Fall 2023 admissions cycle generally declined across the University of California (UC) system, particularly among nonresident applicants, The UC San Diego (UCSD) Guardian reported. decline in total applications from the previous year’s admissions cycle.

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Direct Admissions Helps Raise Applications, But Not Enrollments

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For a prospective college student beleaguered by the complexities of the application process, direct admissions is like a dream come true. Odle said that students tend to figure, “Once I’m in there, and I’ve already been admitted, why don’t I just go ahead and submit another application?” points likelier. “It

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Study: Applicants, Matriculants to U.S. Medical Schools Increasingly From Higher Income Households

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In recent years, applicants and matriculants to U.S. medical school applicants and matriculants between 2014 and 2019. They found that the socioeconomic diversity of medical school applicants and matriculants has decreased over time. “

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Application Fees for Georgia Colleges to be Waived for November

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The Georgia Student Finance Commission is partnering with 40 Georgia colleges and universities to waive college application fees this November in honor of the state’s “Apply to College Month,” WSBTV reported. Brian Kemp College application fees vary from school to school but on average are approximately $50. “We Brian Kemp said.

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Catalyze Opens Third Round of Grant Applications, Seeks to Fund Student Career Exploration Efforts

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Student success organization Catalyze has opened grant applications for the third round of its Catalyze Challenge. Applications open Jul. Dr. Michelle Cheang This round seeks to support learners ages 11-22 by funding efforts focused on career exploration for young adolescents and activating employer partnerships. 31, and go to Sep.

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Generation Hope to Open Applications for Third Student-Parent Technical Assistance Program for Universities

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Generation Hope , a non-profit focusing on student parents, will be opening applications for the third cohort of its FamilyU technical assistance program, which aims to help higher ed institutions strengthen student-parent success. The application deadline is Apr. Those chosen will be announced this summer. 22 and 4-5 p.m.