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Admissions officers get frustrated by this

The biggest problem with teacher recommendations and how that influences admissions decisions. Name-dropping university staff in admissions essays. How thorough school research can trump a lower GPA. How leaves of absences during high school affect a student’s chances of getting in. Soka University admissions officer gives SocratesPost rare insights on the biggest questions we have.

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Student loans at a record high delinquency

  • Will the government start taking student loan repayments straight out of your paycheck?
  • Student loans rose to a record high delinquency this quarter. What’s to blame?
  • A mom is worried that college admissions is rigged against her white, upper-class son. What should she do?