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PROOF POINTS: Why elite colleges won’t give up legacy admissions

This story about legacy admissions was written by Jill Barshay and produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused

A Community Member Shares HBCU Scholarship and College Application Tips

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow. 

How to Get Into Highly Rejective Colleges

This story was originally published in R2C’s Paying for College 101 (PFC 101) Facebook group. It has been edited for

Everything You Need to Know About Applying to the California State University System

There are two public university systems within the state of California: the University of California (UC) and the California State

Should Your Student Consider a Canadian Degree?

More than 4,300 degree-granting institutions exist in the United States (US), but the best choice for your child may lie

Colleges and Universities That Are Need Blind

As the name implies, need blind colleges and universities promise to ignore a family’s ability to pay tuition when making