Class Struggle: underprivileged students


Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 08/12/2009

Jay on the Web: Pitfalls for Poor Students, Pt. 2

Yesterday, we wrote about Jay Mathews' column this week, which took on the conventional wisdom that talented, but poor, kids are often turned away from college. Jay challenged readers to point to a real life example of this happening and...

By Washington Post Editors  |  02:04 PM ET, 08/12/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Jay on the Web | Tags:  college admissions, underprivileged students

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/11/2009

Admissions 101: College Pitfalls for Poor Students

It's conventional wisdom that talented, but underpriveleged, students are often turned away from college for lack of funds. Jay Mathews tried to dispell that idea in a column this week. He asked for readers to throw out examples of such...

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/11/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Admissions 101 | Tags:  college admissions, underprivileged students