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"Students spend hours cramming for the SAT and ACT each year in the hopes of earning an acceptance letter to a competitive college. But is the tide turning away from standardized exams?"
Which selective schools require no supplemental app, or only very minimal supplemental app, choosing to rely only on the Common App?
"Services like In-State Angels are trying to help students and parents avoid the high price of out-of-state tuition, but some colleges frown on this."
"The goal of the federal aid system is to get more low-income students into college. Adding complexity to the aid system, which is what FAFSA does adroitly, needs to be weighed against the effect it has on achieving this bigger goal."
Microsoft founder Bill Gates is probably the most famous billionaire college dropout. However, most people in powerful positions graduated from college—and not only that, highly elite colleges. Check out a few examples!
"Horror stories about student loan debt have dominated the headlines in recent years ... those experiences aren’t necessarily representative of the student loan landscape as a whole ... just because most borrowers have $10,000 or less in debt doesn’t mean they aren’t hurting." ...
"In university settings where students are increasingly pitted between their finances and the pressure to pursue multiple internships, virtual internships seem to offer the perfect compromise."