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Your College-Bound Kid

Oct 17, 2019

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(05:25) In this week’s news, an article from Insider Higher Ed, “Judge Upholds Harvard’s Admissions Policies”, by Scott Jaschik. Federal Judge Allison Burroughs of the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts has ruled that Harvard’s approach to affirmative action does not...


Oct 10, 2019

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(05:44) In this week’s news, an article from Business Insider, “9 Ways College is Different for Millennials Than it Was for Previous Generations”, by Hillary Hoffower. Most significantly, college today is more expensive for millennials — but it has also experienced an increase in...


Oct 3, 2019

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(04:51) In this week’s news, an article from Wall Street Journal, “Fed Says Student Debt Has Hurt the U.S. Housing Market”, by Josh Mitchell and Laura Kasisto. Student loans prevented 400,000 young Americans from buying homes, between 2005 to 2014. The amount of student loan debt has...


Sep 26, 2019

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(06:12) In this week’s news, an article from savingforcollege.com, “Surge in Number of Colleges Cutting Tuition”, by Mark Kantrowitz. Between 2012 through 2018 small non-selective, private 4-year colleges began enacting tuition re-sets. These re-sets are a one-time reduction in a...


Sep 19, 2019

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(04:16) In this week’s news, an article from the University Gazette, “Study Finds that More AP Classes May Not Be Better”. University of NC Chapel Hill’s undergraduate office found that taking more than 5 AP courses, probably doesn’t prepare students any better for college....