UT Promises Free College Tuition For Low-Income Students

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Jordan Clements | United States

UT Austin has announced it will be providing free college tuition for low-income students. 

The board unanimously passed a resolution to use $160 million of its endowments to expand their financial aid. School officials expect that should cover tuition for students whose family income is up to $65,000 a year. UT will also alleviate costs for students whose family income is up to $125,000. 

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go to College

Peyton Gouzien | @pgouzien

As the school year ends, many high schoolers prepare for their transition into college life. American high schools have encouraged the idea of going to college as the only option. Around 65.9% of high school students enroll in college after high school, though this large push for Americans to go to college is actually counterproductive. In reality, most Americans have no reason to be going to a traditional University or College. 

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