COVID-19 closes campuses, but rich colleges do more

SocratesPost is always on the frontlines scouring the news for relevant updates in the college admissions landscape. We look for anything that can help shape our understanding of the latest trends in admissions and help our readers see the direction in which we’re moving.

Questions we explored this week:

  • The hidden, arguably unnecessary fee in your tuition that costs up to $3k per year...what is it?
  • Unstoppable: Another top college considering dropping test score requirements. Which one?
  • Many colleges have closed due to COVID-19, but the rich universities are doing something more. What is it?

March 8, 2020 — Athletic fees
80% of Division I public universities charge students to fund school athletic programs, even if the student is not an athlete. This fee, often undisclosed and hidden fro...

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