The predictions that the lingering economic downturn would change college applications and admissions appears to have come true. A report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) documents changes in student and college/university behaviors in the 2009 admissions cycle.
The report, “The State of College Admission 2010,” uses data from the association’s surveys of colleges and universities, the College Board’s annual survey of colleges, and the federal government.
Highlights from the report include the following findings pertaining to the transition from high school to postsecondary education in the United States.
For more information, read “The State of College Admission 2010” report in its entirety.