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If college is supposed to represent some sort of advanced or more demanding level of education, why has it become a national priority to send every kid to college?
Despite a drop in applications at Dartmouth, Harvard and Columbia, overall interest in Ivy League schools continues to be strong.
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The number of applications has risen steadily for over a decade (perhaps best shown HERE), so even small drops in applications won’t have a huge effect on admission rates at the Ivies.
The number of American colleges that charge more than $60,000 per year increased from nine last year to at least 50 this year.
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The most expensive school in the country for the upcoming school year is Harvey Mudd College, charging $64,527 — $48,694 in tuition and fees, and $15,833 for room and board.