New legislation aims to diversify New York City’s elite high schools. Here are 3 reasons to be skeptical.

Legislation introduced Thursday aimed at integrating New York City’s specialized high schools skirted one big issue: the admissions test. Instead, the bills would create a new citywide test for sixth graders designed to help them prepare for the exam ...

Survey of College Admissions Officers, Sponsored by x2VOL, Verifies Community Service Could be Tie-Breaker in Getting Accepted to College

Private schools were more likely to agree with this statement than public schools. “A clear majority of admissions staff think that student community service has a positive impact on admission to their higher education institutions, and they especially ...

State high school standards don’t always line up with public universities, but things are changing

A new national study says Washington is one of 46 states whose high school graduation requirements don’t line up with admission requirements for public universities. But the study doesn’t capture major changes that are on the horizon here. The audit of ...

The New York Mets and Kaplan Test Prep to Present College Prep Day at Citi Field on May 3 to Help Students Navigate the Admissions Process

To help high schools students across the New York City area gear up for the college admissions process, the New York Mets will be hosting College Prep Day on Thursday, May 3 at Citi Field, partnering with Kaplan Test Prep, a premier provider of educational ...