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Which top colleges are most welcoming to low-income students?

Which top colleges are most welcoming to low-income students?  The Upshot used the percentage of students receiving Pell grants along with net price of attendance for low- and middle-income families to find the most economically diverse top colleges. 172 more words

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Follow Up: New York Times College Access Ranking

Colleges which have made strategic decision to make their education more affordable to needy applicants are rewarded in the particular ranking.  Vassar College (NY) has channelled funds which otherwise would have gone to spending on faculty and staff while University of Florida has raised new money earmarked for spending on financial aid for low income students. 164 more words

Awarded a Pell Grant? Better double-check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potentially tens of thousands of students awarded a Pell Grant or other need-based federal aid for the coming school year could find it taken away because of a mistake in filling out the form. 203 more words

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