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Author(s):Clark, K
Title:Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Organization:U.S. News and World Report
Short Description:This article describes parents' overly optimistic attitudes about their children's prospects for winning scholarships.
Annotation:This article describes parents' overly optimistic attitudes about their children's prospects for winning scholarships. Seventy-two percent of parents surveyed believed their children had skills or abilities that would qualify them for scholarships, yet less than 20 percent of all students acutally receive scholarships based solely on merit.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Borrowing/Student Debt
College and Career Planning (for Parents)
Financial Aid

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