Matt Krupnick

When Colleges Slash Tuition, Some Students Actually Pay More

As Americans agonize over spiraling tuition costs, Converse College seemed a beacon of hope when it slashed its advertised tuition by a whopping 43 percent.

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Why Californians Increasingly Can’t Get Into the State’s Public Colleges

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — They were once the envy of the world for the access they offered to high-quality education for all students at a low price. But California’s public colleges and universities delivered something different to Andrew Hotchkiss when he applied for admission two years ago: a punch to the gut.

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