Posts by College Transitions:

Boston Globe profiles Andrew’s research

Posted on: 15 Jun 2015

Boston, MA— The Boston Globe recently profiled Andrew Belasco’s research focusing on test-optional admission policies. Author Kevin Lewis writes: “IN RECENT YEARS, many selective liberal arts colleges have made standardized tests optional in the admissions process, out of a concern that the tests are biased against certain groups. But researchers from the University of Georgia aren’t […]

Michael testifies before Georgia State Senate

Posted on: 10 Feb 2015

Atlanta, GA— The Georgia State Senate Higher Education Committee held a hearing today to discuss Senate Bill 44 and Michael Trivette was called to testify before the committee. Michael offered support for a bill that would increase college access for students in Georgia who are approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This work is related […]

College Transitions Featured on CBS News

Posted on: 26 Jul 2014

New York, NY— Andrew’s research continues to make waves in the national media. His study was recently showcased in a CBS Moneywatch article discussing the effects of test-optional admission policies. Please click here to read the article.

Michael Receives AERA Grant

Posted on: 30 Jun 2014

Washington, DC— The American Educational Research Association (AERA) recently awarded Michael with an Education Research Service Project (ERSP) grant for his work focusing on college access for undocumented students.  The ERSP initiative seeks to utilize the expertise of education researchers to benefit educational organizations, institutions, or other community based organizations that have expressed a need for […]

College Transitions Featured in Inside Higher Ed

Posted on: 20 Jun 2014

Washington, DC— Immediately following its release, Andrew’s study of test-optional admission policies is grabbing national media attention.  The study was featured in Inside Higher Ed, one of the leading national news publications on issues related to higher education.  Andrew’s research was recently published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, one of the top journals in all […]

Andrew Publishes Research on Test-Optional Admission Policies

Posted on: 19 Jun 2014

Athens, GA— Andrew’s research on test-optional admission policies was recently published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, which is widely considered as one of the top journals in all of education.  The study analyzes the relationship between test-optional admission policies and subsequent growth in the proportion of low-income and minority students enrolling at adopting liberal arts […]

Andrew and Michael Publish Research in The Review of Higher Education

Posted on: 13 Jun 2014

Athens, GA— Andrew and Michael’s research focusing on student debt was recently published in the latest issue of The Review of Higher Education, one of the premier journals in the higher education field.  The article, titled “Advanced Degrees of Debt: Analyzing the Patterns and Determinants of Graduate Student Borrowing,” sheds light on the increase in student debt […]

Andrew invited as contributing author

Posted on: 27 May 2014

Andrew was recently invited to contribute a chapter to the International Handbook for Policy Research in School-Based Counseling.  Andrew’s chapter will focus on using statistical methodologies and existing datasets to address relevant policy questions.  Springer Publishing will release the book next year.