Elite Colleges Struggle To Recruit Smart, Low-Income Kids

NPR

January 9, 2013

 

Across the United States, college administrators are selecting a freshman class for the fall. If this is like most years, administrators at top schools such as Harvard and Stanford will try hard to find talented high school students from poor families in a push to increase the socioeconomic diversity on campus and to counter the growing concern that highly selective colleges cater mainly to students from privileged backgrounds.
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