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Rockin’ or Rowin’ the Boat: 10 Responses to Institutionalized Racism - Higher Education

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Rejected Black Applicant Sets Off Debate at Michigan | Inside Higher Ed

Rejected Black Applicant Sets Off Debate at Michigan | Inside Higher Ed | College Access | Scoop.it
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On Privilege and the Ph.D.

On Privilege and the Ph.D. | College Access | Scoop.it
Graduate study is increasingly out of reach for those not born into the right circumstances. More of us pursuing advanced degrees should acknowledge that.
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This Young Man With Down Syndrome Just Got Into College.. His Reaction Will Make Your Day

This Young Man With Down Syndrome Just Got Into College.. His Reaction Will Make Your Day | College Access | Scoop.it
Rion Holcombe is going to college!Two weeks ago, the 20-year-old with Down syndrome received his acceptance letter to a program at Clemson University called LIFE, which is designed for students with "intellectual disabilities who desire a post-secondary...
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Ivy League Fooled: How America's Top Colleges Avoid Real Diversity | Culture on GOOD

Ivy League Fooled: How America's Top Colleges Avoid Real Diversity | Culture on GOOD | College Access | Scoop.it
Back in March, as colleges began to herald their newly admitted classes for PR purposes, the Ivy League schools got to patting themselves on the back.
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For Students of Color, the Risks of Exclusion Are High

For Students of Color, the Risks of Exclusion Are High | College Access | Scoop.it
A new analysis of federal civil rights data finds massive racial disparities across all so-called "exclusionary discipline" practices.

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Colleges use FAFSA information to reject students and potentially lower financial aid packages | Inside Higher Ed

Colleges use FAFSA information to reject students and potentially lower financial aid packages | Inside Higher Ed | College Access | Scoop.it
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A Study to Measure Value of Community Colleges Falls Short

A Study to Measure Value of Community Colleges Falls Short | College Access | Scoop.it
A report on the earning power of an associate degree takes on an important topic, but its data miss the mark.
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GW misrepresented admissions and financial aid policy for years - The GW Hatchet

GW misrepresented admissions and financial aid policy for years - The GW Hatchet | College Access | Scoop.it
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College’s Identity Crisis

College’s Identity Crisis | College Access | Scoop.it
How do we increase the accessibility of higher education, lower its costs and improve its quality all at once?
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Public Colleges' Quest for Revenue and Prestige Squeezes Needy Students

Public Colleges' Quest for Revenue and Prestige Squeezes Needy Students | College Access | Scoop.it
Less institutional aid goes to the poorest students, as colleges seek to rise in rankings and make up for state cuts.
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At Elite Colleges, No Room at the Dance for Low-Income Students - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education

At Elite Colleges, No Room at the Dance for Low-Income Students - The Conversation - The Chronicle of Higher Education | College Access | Scoop.it
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Doing Social Justice: 10 Reasons to Give Up Ableist Language

Doing Social Justice: 10 Reasons to Give Up Ableist Language | College Access | Scoop.it
Disability metaphors abound in our culture, and they exist almost entirely as pejoratives. You see something wrong? Compare it to a disabled body or mind. These words seem so "natural" to people that they go uncorrected a great deal of the ...
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After Decades, A University By And For Latinos Will Shut Its Doors

After Decades, A University By And For Latinos Will Shut Its Doors | College Access | Scoop.it
National Hispanic University's founders wanted a bilingual, bicultural environment with smaller class sizes to serve first generation college students.
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27 Real Struggles That Only RAs Will Understand

27 Real Struggles That Only RAs Will Understand | College Access | Scoop.it
*Hears duty phone ringing* *Cries*
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The Onion’s Tips For Applying To College

The Onion’s Tips For Applying To College | College Access | Scoop.it
With the Regular Decision application deadline fast approaching at many top universities, high school seniors around the nation are rushing to fill out college applications.
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Separate & Unequal: How Higher Education Reinforces the Intergenerational Reproduction of White Racial Privilege

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The #GlobalPOV Project: "Will Hope End Inequality?" With Genevieve Negrón Gonzales

In the great big universe of things to criticize, hope is an unlikely choice. What kind of jerk doesn't think hope is a good thing? Hope is positive! Hope is...

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Out-of-state enrollment decreases minority, low-income student enrollment | Inside Higher Ed

Out-of-state enrollment decreases minority, low-income student enrollment | Inside Higher Ed | College Access | Scoop.it
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The 'Transfer Moment' - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The 'Transfer Moment' - Head Count - The Chronicle of Higher Education | College Access | Scoop.it
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College’s Identity Crisis

College’s Identity Crisis | College Access | Scoop.it
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Proposal would let California's 2-year colleges grant 4-year degrees

Proposal would let California's 2-year colleges grant 4-year degrees | College Access | Scoop.it
California's community college system is considering a controversial effort to offer four-year degrees, a move designed to boost the number of students who graduate and are more prepared for the workforce.
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Princeton University President Explains Why The School Takes A Much Higher Number Of Legacy Applicants

Princeton University President Explains Why The School Takes A Much Higher Number Of Legacy Applicants | College Access | Scoop.it
Here's why Princeton University takes a higher number of legacy applicants.
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