Why don’t high-achieving students apply to the most prestigious colleges? They don’t realize they can get in. And, even if they do, they don’t think they can afford it. It’s time to set the record straight.
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President Obama’s proposal to offer free community college is a good start, but students and their families still need incentives to save.
We can make college accessible for low-income Americans by helping them save, instead of encouraging them to borrow.
The White House is promoting opportunities for low-income students to attend and finish college. But Bob Hildreth says even with more help, students need ganas, or desire.
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Medical education in the U.S. is paid for in large part by student debt. But heavy debt burdens can have negative effects on young doctors — and, in turn, on patients and the entire medical system.