The trustees of the California State University system have delayed their decision about whether to require an extra year of high school math for admission purposes. And independent group will study the proposal, delaying a decision until 2022.
The Common Application has just announced that there will not be changes to the essay prompts in the application cycle that opens in August 2020. Here is the article that explains their survey and decision to keep the prompts the same: www.commonapp.org/blog/common-app-2020-2021-essay-prompts
Over the past few years, Johns Hopkins University has stopped giving preference to applicants related to alumni, usually known as "legacy admissions." What they've discovered is that their incoming classes are more diverse. Read the entire article here:
Johns Hopkins University Phased Out Legacy Admissions...
The Wonderful Company, a major agricultural conglomerate in Central California, is giving back to its workers by building schools and encouraging students to go to college. Read more about their contributions and progress in this recent article.
Farming Giant Starts Wonderful College Prep Academy