Teen's Harvard Acceptance Video Generates Wave Of SupportA video of a 16-year-old boy and his classmates erupting in joy when they learn he was accepted to Harvard University is drawing millions of views online.
Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewThe University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote.
Supreme Court Torn Over Texas Affirmative Action ProgramTorn as ever over race, the Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether it's time to end the use of race in college admissions nationwide or at least at the University of Texas.
Supreme Court Revisits Texas Affirmative ActionThe Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday for the second time in three years in the case of a white Texas woman who was rejected for admission at the University of Texas.
Court Says UT Can Use Race In AdmissionsA federal appeals court panel ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate admissions as a way of promoting diversity on campus.
Extracurriculars That Look Great On Your College ApplicationColleges want passonate, engaged, energetic students with leadership potential. Here's how to show them that you are the student they're looking for.
Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student's admission to the college of their choice?
UT To Limit Automatic Admission To Top 7 PercentThe University of Texas at Austin in 2014 will limit automatic admission of freshmen to the top 7 percent of high school graduating classes.
High Court Looks At Race In College Admissions Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put the issue back on their agenda. The justices will be looking at the University of Texas program.
ACT College Admissions Test Numbers Up, Texas Scores Flat Statistics show that more Texas high school seniors are hoping to go to college -- although their ACT scores show they might not get in.
Supreme Court To Take New Look At Affirmative ActionThe Supreme Court will again confront race issues in university admissions in a case by a white student denied a spot at the University of Texas.