Admissions and Recruitment

Since 1910, AACRAO has set and defined best practices in admissions and recruitment. Use this page to find every AACRAO book, article, and webinar you need to manage admissions and recruitment at your institution.


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Princeton Files Lawsuit against Education Department

Posted on March 22 2017

Princeton University last week sued the U.S. Education Department to stop the release of documents that would reveal some of the university's admissions procedures, reports Inside Higher E...

Common App Will Keep Questions on Criminal Backgrounds and Disciplinary Record

Posted on March 15 2017by Heather Zimar

The Common Application has announced it will keep questions about applicants’ criminal background and disciplinary records, rejecting a call to drop the questions, reported Inside Higher Ed. ...

Disabled IRS Data Tool Complicates Financial Aid Application Process

Posted on March 14 2017by Michelle Mott

Days after the Internal Revenue Service's data retrieval tool for the federal financial aid system went down, federal officials announced late last week that the tool would be unavailable for s...


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Best Practices: Gender Identity/Expression in Admissions and Campus Life

Posted on February 3 2017

FREE (LIVE) webinar: Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 2-3 PM ET Best Practices: Gender Identity/Expression in Admissions and Campus Life Join us for a conversation on common practices for admissions and c...


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Registrar 101 | September 22 - October 18

Posted on September 22 2014

Registrar 101 is an interactive, online course for members of the profession who have been in registrar or registrar-related positions for less than two years.  The course deals with such...

Essentials of Strategic Enrollment Management | September 8 - October 4

Posted on September 8 2014

​ Strategic enrollment management (SEM) is a key concept in the administration of higher education institutions today. SEM provides a unique framework for improving student and institutional ...