Rare major alert: Bet you’ve never thought to study this

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • Fact or fiction? The number of students enrolling in college is falling fast.
  • Virginia Tech accepted almost 2k too many students. What are the cash gifts they’re offering to students who defer enrollment?
  • Why did this NY university launch a Bachelor’s degree in this rare major you’d never expect?

May 30, 2019 — Fact.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Student released a report on Thursday saying that overall college enrollment in the U.S. has dropped for the 8th consecutive year. Ill...

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