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City Visions: College success without the scandal

Apr 15, 2019
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The recent college admissions scandal highlighted the extreme, and in some cases, illegal efforts that wealthy parents will take to get their children into college. But what is the college admissions landscape like for students who don't have tutors or private admissions counselors? How do you afford college when tuition costs as much as $68,000 per year? Is college no longer attainable?

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How are students who are the first in their family to go to college faring?