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The Benefit of Legacy Status

Study found that being related to alumni had a major boost on odds of admission. Study also found that the legacy applicants were strong academically.

What Should Colleges Tell Admitted Applicants About Aid?

Education Department joins groups seeking more clarity in the way colleges tell would-be students about financial assistance.

3 More Colleges Go Test Optional; Doctoral Program Drops GRE

Southwestern University, Alma and Simpson Colleges join the test-optional movement.

The Week in Admissions News

Student debt; loans for parents; Oberlin's strategy; tuition-free med schools.

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