Why aren't more low-income students applying to top schools?

Recent research indicates that a record number of high-achieving, low-income students are not applying to top universities and colleges, even though their grades could easily get them through the doors. This blog post highlights the story of high-school senior Mariely Garcia from Harlem, N.Y., who received a full scholarship to Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and explores the reasons why other students like Garcia are still not applying.

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