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Low income students could be given more information and support to apply to competitive colleges

By Hicbd
Tue Apr 29 2014 8:43 am

Research has shown low-income students can be unaware they can attend competitive colleges and have a need for application guidance. Support could range from waiving application fees, providing information packets to high scoring students from the SAT, to offering a nonprofit (such as QuestBridge) to help with the application process.

URL:
http://www.wbur.org/2014/02/27/low-income-students-college-applications
http://www.npr.org/2014/01/16/262789593/white-house-seeks-ways-to-get-poor-kids-through-college
http://siepr.stanford.edu/?q=/system/files/shared/pubs/papers/12-014paper.pdf

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Poverty Education U.S. Higher Education U.S. Poverty Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) College Applications

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