Why a previously overenrolled college is now severely underenrolled

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  • Stanford’s financial aid truth exposed: How was a current student misled into thinking she’d pay less?

November 15, 2019 — Beloit College
Liberal arts college Beloit in Wisconsin usually aims for 330 students in each incoming class. With each year starting in 2015, 392, then 382, then 323 enrolled. No...

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