Nontraditional Students Now the Norm on College Campuses

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Still using the term nontraditional students?

Researcher Alexandria Walton Radford told NPR this week that it’s time for the name to go.

“What we think of as nontraditional is really the majority of students now,” said Walton Radford, who leads postsecondary research at RTI International, a think tank based in North Carolina.

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Know Before You Go: Webinars, Twitter Chats, and More to Help You Prep for #nacac18

Have questions about the 2018 National Conference in Salt Lake City?

Whether you are a first-time attendee who wants to know the ropes or a seasoned veteran who wants to share in the pre-conference excitement, we have the line-up for you.

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Facebook Live: Learn More About NACAC’s New Membership Model

Looking for more information about NACAC’s new membership model?

During a Facebook Live broadcast this afternoon, NACAC President David Burge and Kim Johnston, the association’s director of membership, affiliate relations, and governance, chatted about how the structure will affect individual member segments as well as the association as a whole.

The new model, which will make it easier to join NACAC, will also help the association grow its membership, Burge said during the broadcast.

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Stanford Will No Longer Issue Press Releases About Admit Rates

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What’s the admit rate at Stanford University (CA)?

For this year’s freshman class, it was 4.3 percent, according to a statement released by the university in the spring.

But moving forward, the institution will no longer use media releases to tout its selectivity.

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