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Researchers Find Substantial Drop in Use of Affirmative Action in College Admissions [Video]

Newswise — WASHINGTON, D.C., January 13, 2014 ─ University of Washington researchers Grant H. Blume and Mark C. Long have produced the first empirical estimates using national-level data to show the extent to which levels of affirmative action in college admissions decisions changed during the period of 1992 to 2004. Blume and Long’s study, “Changes in Levels of Affirmative Action in College Admissions in Response to Statewide Bans and Judicial Rulings,” was recently published online in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (EEPA), a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

VIDEO: Blume and Long discuss key findings from their study.

The authors find a significant decline nationally in the level of affirmative action used by selective public colleges from 1992 to 2004. This decline is attributable to institutions in the eight states affected by statewide affirmative action bans or Circuit Court rulings during the period (Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and …

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Growing up Asian American & Navigating the College Admissions Journey // Julie Kim Consulting [Video]

In this video, I share my real & raw experiences of growing up Asian American and how my background affected the way I approached the college admissions process. I also talk about how I would’ve done things differently, which I’m sure will be a tremendous help!#collegeadmissions #collegetips #collegeacceptanceRESOURCES & LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO: [FREE TRAINING] Learn how my students got accepted into Yale, Princeton, Stanford, UPenn, USC, and many more colleges here:http://juliekimconsulting.com/masterclass[PASSION PROJECT BOOTCAMP] Join our amazing Passion Project Bootcamp program here:http://juliekimconsulting.com/bootcamp[PODCAST] Subscribe and listen to “Demystifying College Admissions” here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/demystifying-college-admissions/id1441840536[FREE COMMUNITY] Join our community, “Conquer College Admissions” Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/conquercollegeadmissions/LET’S CONNECT:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/juliekimconsultingBlog: https://juliekimconsulting.com/blog/Podcast: https://juliekimconsulting.com/podcast/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/julie_kim7/

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Deion Sanders flips nation's top recruit, Travis Hunter, from Florida State to Jackson State [Video]

Yahoo Sports College Insider Pete Thamel explains how Deion Sanders was able to get the Rivals.com #1 recruit in the nation to flip from Florida State to Jackson State on National Signing Day, and what the commitment means for HBCUs and college football going forward.

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#GettingInPodcast 12-9-21 Segment 1: Reading College Applications During COVID [Video]

Cancelled Standardized Tests. Pass/Fail Courses. Limited Extracurriculars. COVID drastically changed the content of college applications, but what does that look like in the eyes of an admissions officer? In this episode of "Getting In: A College Coach Conversation," we hear from College Coach Gabbi Tobias about her experience reading applications at High Point University during the pandemic. You can catch the full episode on the VoiceAmerica Variety channel, and, to never miss an episode, make sure you subscribe to the show on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.