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October 23, 2013
A Need-Blind Admission Controversy
For years, George Washington University has told families that it observed a need-blind admission policy. Students were accepted regardless of their ability to pay. GW’s student newspaper wrote an excellent article this week that revealed that the university’s stated need-blind admission policy was actually a need-aware practice. The university admitted that it put hundreds of students on its wait list...