As the implementations of AI continue to stun university officials, here are some of the most prominent facets of higher education being both positively and negatively affected by the game-changing technology.
Applicants at Penn will no longer be exclusively considered based on their legacy status. With Harvard tied up in the Supreme Court over a similar case, Penn's decision might be the first sign of a massive shift.
More respondents chose a "college with the best program for my (my child’s) career interests" (38%) than they did a "college with the best academic reputation" (11%) as the two top factors in the selection process, according to The Princeton Review's 2023 College Hopes & Worries Survey Report.
To begin with, do away with the essay: They’re vague, hard to score and more than a third of students admit to making them up. After all, asks one academic integrity researcher, “What’s their incentive for telling the truth?”
As academic preparation seems to be the key factor to closing the college enrollment gap between students of different races, students that come from lower socioeconomic backgrounds still seem to need help.