Why Brown University’s no-loans policy won’t make college more accessible

In this MarketWatch article, Jillian Berman discusses Brown University’s recently announced no-loan policy for students receiving financial aid. Berman highlights the challenges of the new financial aid packages and cites The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients, a report by the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Majority of qualified poor students in US ‘not at elite colleges’

In this Times Higher Education article, Ellie Bothwell reports that the majority of low-income students in the US go to open-access colleges even though they are qualified to go to more elite institutions. Bothwell quotes The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce report, “The 20% Solution: Selective Colleges Can Afford to Admit More Pell Grant Recipients” in this…

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