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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.
Why I Chose Vanderbilt, from TODAY's Willie Geist
Willie Geist reminisces about getting into Vanderbilt University, the stress of the application process, and what it was like writing for the college paper.
In an unprecedented commitment to a 13-year project, TODAY follows a class of kindergartners as they navigate the education system all the way through high school graduation. Full story
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