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The $6 Fix That's Helping Low-Income Kids Go to College

Maria Redin

Fewer than 30 percent of students from low-income families enroll in college. There are plenty of theories about what this number is so low, like financial concerns, lack of resources, and misinformation about the college admissions process.

Though this problem is complex, a new study shows that solutions can be relatively simple: One small, inexpensive change in the college application process made enrolling in college--especially a selective college--more attainable for low-income students.

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