Page Nine: Tackling the low-income challenge in admissions

About 60 local high school students came to Foggy Bottom last week to get a feel for campus life and hear from current GW students.

The visit shook some of the high schoolers’ perceptions and was one of several steps GW, a local nonprofit and D.C. high schools are taking to encourage lower-income students to apply to selective schools

Page Nine sat down with Hatchet news editor Allison Kowalski to learn more about what’s keeping low-income students from applying to selective colleges, and what projects are in the works to change the status quo.

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