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Are You First-Gen? Depends on Who’s Asking
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Rochelle Sharpe
Trying to help a high school senior get into his dream school, Laurie Kopp
Weingarten called the college to emphasize that the boy should be able to
lay claim to the latest, and fuzziest, of all admissions hooks: being a first-generation student.
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Why Upperclassmen Lose Financial Aid
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Rochelle Sharpe
A few weeks before Ashley Hurst was supposed to commit to college, an
email arrived that she thought would change her life.
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Those Hidden College Fees
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Rochelle Sharpe
The parade of fees on college campuses never seems to end.
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