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Campus diversity after affirmative action (June 30, 2023)

Posted on · On Friday's show: The U.S. Supreme Court struck down affirmative action in college admissions. Where does that leave local institutions in their efforts to sustain diverse campuses?

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Mother-Daughter Team Pens Guide to the College Admission Process

Posted on · As part of our 2014 summer reading series, we spoke with Judith Widener Muir, who had written a book about how to insulate teenagers from the stresses of what she called "college frenzy, achievement mania, and media explosion." Muir is a college counselor – so is her daughter Katrin Lau. The two Houstonians have now […]

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Houston Matters for Mon., Nov. 11, 2013

Posted on · Ah, applying to college. The SATs and ACTs, the application forms, the essays, the waiting…and waiting…and waiting. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn what Houston’s high schoolers and parents need to know about how to get into college, from a Houston-based university admissions officer, and a Greater Houston-based college consultant, who helps students […]

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