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Scholarships are in decline as tuition soars
College students have it tough these days with ever-increasing tuition bills and record levels of debt. But in recent years, there's been one bright spot for student finances: a deep pot of scholarship money.
Changes ahead for SAT test
They are the three letters that strike fear and anxiety in high school students and their parents: S-A-T. Some have called the test, widely used as a key factor in college admissions, biased, unfair and out of touch. In response the college board announced big changes to the exam. NBC News reports.
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