Commentary: A challenge to elite colleges to set aside more seats for low-income achievers
Many high school seniors think of spring as college admission season. Yet the nation’s most selective colleges seem determined to rebrand it as rejection season. Increasingly, the marketplace has rewarded colleges that turn away the most students, and the competition to be competitive has become white-hot. Winning that competition may be great for colleges, but...
By Richard Barth | May 9, 2016
College counselors on the front lines for low-income students
High school counselors can be the secret weapon in winning admissions for first-generation college applicants.
By Kate Stringer | February 10, 2016