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Micro-/Macro-Access and $100M in Pocket Money

“Access” in the college admission world has long been a term repeated so often it’s lost its meaning. The College Board has used it for years to characterize a test that helps colleges weed out applicants (although its original intent was … Continue reading

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“One Percent” Institutions and the Public Interest

Crabby pries open the golden gates… Yesterday’s Chronicle of Higher Education reported some good news for low-income students (fuller article in the New York Times): The University of Chicago will now do more for those students by, among other things, replacing … Continue reading

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