The Week in Admissions News

Student loans flatten; home confinement for parent in admissions scandal; paying the bills; free tuition problems.

October 12, 2020
  • The average amount of loans that bachelor's degree graduates hold has been relatively flat the past few years. But there's still much work to do, experts say.
  • Parent receives home confinement for a year for his role in admissions scandal.
  • Three North Carolina colleges sent students home only weeks after in-person instruction began. They're still footing the bill for testing, PPE and other COVID-19 prevention measures.
  • As states begin slashing budgets, some free college programs are feeling the sting.



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