The government has pledged to get a key Fafsa-filing resource back online by the time the next financial-aid season begins. But for many students, the current season hasn't even started yet.
University of Missouri at Columbia officials were bracing for a decline, though not this significant, given the fallout from protests there in 2015. Now, they say, its public image needs a makeover.
Growing up in Atlanta, Chance Wren learned independence and the power of faith and family. Would that foundation be enough to carry him through college up north?