Free college tuition? Here’s what else happened this week in college admissions

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:

  • Full and half tuition to middle income families. Which elite school is it and how do you qualify?
  • The first online bachelor’s degree offered by an Ivy League. How many tuition dollars can you save by taking the online option?
  • Duke early decision deadline pushed out. Who qualifies for this extension and why?

Rice University to offer full and half tuition to middle income families (Sept. 18, 2018)
Called the “Rice Investment,” it’s “one of the nation’s most generous financial aid initiatives.” For familie...

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