Reece Johnson is the editorial director for news and data. He writes about the future of work and higher education, student political activism, and expanding educational opportunities. Reece holds a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. His work has been cited by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Forbes, MSNBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Brookings.
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Most College Students Say Using AI Tools on Job Applications Gives an Unfair Advantage
Just 38% of students trust employers to use AI to process job applications. Explore survey findings in our report.
Four in 10 Students Think Standardized Tests Are a Good Measure of College Readiness
Most students BestColleges surveyed (52%) say schools should adopt a test-optional policy. Find more survey results in our report.
Students’ Top Factors in College Choice and Admissions: 2023
Our 2023 College Choice and Admissions Survey reveals how students choose colleges and the variables they think colleges should factor into admissions decisions.
Less Than One-Third of Students Think Legacy Admissions Should Be Allowed: Survey
Nearly half of students BestColleges surveyed (46%) say legacy admissions may have hurt their chances of getting into the college of their choice.