Compelling idea

So I heard this idea on the news.  It was that we take all education dollars from the federal government and use it all to pay for all public college tuition, which makes college free for anyone who wanted to go to college.  It would have massive drawbacks, not the least of all on the diversity at private colleges.  Operationally, it would be a nightmare with trying to control costs, decide who gets what, being able to deal with the influx of students, etc.  But it is a very thought-provoking idea.
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Author: Scott White

I am a nationally recognized expert on college admissions, having worked in schools and colleges for 35 years. I have been regularly quoted in major publications including the NY Times, the LA Times, The Boston Globe, the Washington Post, Atlantic Monthly, Time Magazine and others. I am widely published on various aspects of the college admissions process and present at state and national conferences on a variety of college admissions related topics. I have worked in college admissions as well as independent day and boarding schools. The last 25 years I have worked in public schools, 14 as a school counselor and then as a Director of Guidance at elite, suburban public schools including Montclair High School, Westfield High School and Morristown High School. I am now an independent college counselor for SW College Consulting in Montclair. I can be contacted as swcollegeconsulting@gmail.com or 973-919-6798.

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