Bowdoin Drops Application Fees for Aid Applicants

September 7, 2016

Bowdoin College announced Tuesday that it will no longer require application fees from those who are in the first generation of their family to go to college, or who are applying for financial aid. The standard application fee at Bowdoin is $65. While most colleges have provisions for applicants to seek waivers, many experts say that low-income applicants may be discouraged by having to apply for a waiver.

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