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Low-Income, First-Generation Students Have—Finally—Established a Beachhead at Ivy League School

"This essay, written by Laura Pappano, a first-generation Ivy League student and an education journalist, is about the progress 'first-gens' have made at Ivy League schools—and the obstacles that remain for them to be successful."

Princeton, Others Aim to Accept More Low-Income Students

"Program backed by Bloomberg Philanthropies wants to add 50,000 low- and moderate-income students to elite schools." How do you view this news?

Completing the FAFSA: Everything You Should Know

"Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, is one of the most important steps students and their families can take to pay for college." Here's everything you should know.

Colleges Ask Applicants For More While Reading Applications Less

According to Forbes "it still seems like a cheat to insist that students do more and more to qualify for admission while paring evaluations to a bare minimum for the benefit of the admission staff." Let us know your thoughts!

Even at Elite Colleges, Students Go Hungry

"Even at colleges that boast generous financial aid plans, some students are struggling to find sufficient nutritious food." Read up on this report and let us know your thoughts!

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'A Second Freshman Year': Harvard’s Transfer Students

"Though the University has various support systems in place, transfer students say that, often, it is up to them to fully integrate into life at the College." Read the entire story.

Universities, Colleges Where Students Are Eager to Enroll

Getting accepted at a top-ranked college or university is competitive—especially among schools with low acceptance rates. Discover the college where students are eager to apply.

Admissions Notification Dates 2018

We're getting closer to the last batch of admissions decisions for regular decision applicants, so we thought we'd start a crowdsourced list. If you have a firm date for decision notification, please add it to the list.

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