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"Rating President Obama's College Ratings"

Rating President Obama

(co-authored with David J. Skorton), October 28, 2013

Finding the right college is complicated enough for well-prepared students from middle- or upper-class families with a history of college education. If you’re a low-income student, the first in your family to attempt college, and have less than stellar grades from a solid, but not storied, public high school, the thousands of colleges and universities out there may be little more than a blur. How will you choose a school that provides the academic support you need, offers a solid (and perhaps challenging) education with good career prospects, and helps you graduate without a mountain of debt?


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