From elsewhere in The Post: Harvard University, Vanderbilt University and Pennsylvania’s Haverford College are just three of the 12 colleges with the best financial aid policies. These schools “have replaced loans with grants in at least some of their aid awards, focusing on the neediest students,” says College Inc. blogger Daniel de Vise.

Read de Vise’s blog for the full list and his article on the trend toward “no-loan” financial aid pledges.

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