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  • Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

    • The Washington Post
    • 04/18/2017

    Even as higher education experts applaud the concept of free tuition, they question finer points of New York’s plan and whether it’s a model that should be replicated elsewhere.

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  • How To Get Low-Income Students Into Selective Colleges

    • NPR
    • 04/14/2017

    New social science research looks at how to get more low-income students into college.

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  • Common Application makes more changes for 2017-2018 college admissions season

    • The Washington Post
    • 04/14/2017

    Some of the changes to the Common App mimic what is being done on a new application by what is called the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, which includes all Ivy League schools, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University and the University of Virginia. It was billed as an...

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  • What Is the Future of College Marketing?

    • The Atlantic
    • 04/13/2017

    The “typical” American college student is changing. Is Big Data equipped to keep up?

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  • College applications from international students are taking a hit

    • USA Today
    • 04/13/2017

    A decrease in international enrollment at some schools could have a great economic impact, given that international students bring more than $32 billion a year into the U.S. economy.

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  • How I Learned to Take the SAT Like a Rich Kid

    • The New York Times
    • 04/12/2017

    If I lost the ZIP code lottery growing up in tap-water-crisis Flint, my new friends had won the neighborhood Powerball jackpot. Don’t get me wrong. My newfound friends worked extremely hard, but they also seemed to have access to a formula for success that had been kept from the rest of us.

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  • Choice and Student Debt

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 04/12/2017

    Most students pay more for college than an affordability benchmark recommends, according to a new report, and some of the overspending is by choice.

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  • Colleges' Endless Pursuit of Students

    • The Atlantic
    • 04/11/2017

    Colleges put on a full-court press in these final weeks before the traditional May 1 decision day, hoping a personalized email, a phone call, or a visit to campus with other admitted students will be enough to assure a deposit for the freshman class.

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  • New York Adopts Free Tuition

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 04/10/2017

    SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit.

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  • States Debate Tuition Break for Students in US Illegally

    • The Associated Press
    • 04/10/2017

    Twenty states already offer cheaper in-state college tuition to students who are in the United States illegally. Legislation making its way through the Tennessee Legislature would make that state the 21st.

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