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Common App growth fueled by underrepresented minorities, lower-income students

The races/ethnicities fueling this growth were Latinx applicants (13%) and Black or African Americans (12%).

These access and affordability programs geared toward high schoolers reap great results

Whether by providing financial aid or direct admission, high school students are getting excited about these initiatives easing their entry into college.

Need not apply: Where are students receiving college admission letters without trying?

Most of the initiatives aim to help students who lack a strong belief in the potential of higher education to begin visualizing its benefits and the possibility of attending.

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