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Free Entrance Exams Open a Path to College

David Stephenson for The Chronicle

Amanda Wahlstedt, from eastern Kentucky, got free advising after she wrote in an op-ed about obstacles faced by needy students who want to attend college.
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The words "college-entrance exam" send shivers down the spines of many American high-school students. Most collegebound students see them as necessary hurdles to enrolling in a four-year college, but for some, the process of registering, preparing...

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