The president unveiled a "Fafsa Completion Initiative" on Friday as part of the administration’s drive to get more young people to go to college.
Some 130 people from 30 institutions lobbied members of Congress on "Hill Day." A big concern was how the gainful-employment rule would affect students and programs.
Will the changes announced on Wednesday make the test better? College counselors and admissions officials are taking a wait-and-see approach.
Students still weigh academic reputation and job prospects most, but they’re also becoming "savvier shoppers."
The university has been accused of withholding key documents from an inquiry into allegations that its chief of cardiac surgery experimented on unsuspecting patients.
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