The role of parents in admissions

In an EAB survey of almost 5,000 high school seniors who graduated in 2021, the findings demonstrated the increasing role of parents in the admissions process. The category of “Parental Influence” grew to 48% on this survey as compared to 37% in 2020 and 34% in 2019. This Inside Higher Ed article delves more into the survey’s other findings of parental role in the college admissions process.