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If you're in high school, there's no escaping the college-application madness  even during the lazy days of summer. Some students are now enrolling in expensive pre-college summer courses they hope will catch the eye of admissions officers they’d like to impress. But experts say it’d be a mistake to think these courses give anyone a leg up in the admissions game.

The Supreme Court will once again take up affirmative action in college admissions. The Court announced Monday it would review whether considering race and ethnicity while building a college class is constitutional.

While most colleges and universities notify admitted students with a letter or email, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is imagining a world in which students are notified by drone.

For the first time, one of this country's top-ranked women's colleges will accept transgender women students. Wellesley College will consider applications from any candidate who "identifies as a woman."

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