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College eliminates summer earnings requirement from financial aid

College eliminates summer earnings requirement from financial aid

November 10, 2021
Beginning this summer, the College will eliminate the summer earnings requirement from financial aid calculations. This policy change will lower the average family contribution by $6,000 over a student’s four years on campus and will apply to all financial aid recipients.
Amherst announced that they would end legacy admissions and expand their financial aid program. (Photo courtesy of WikiCommons.)

End to legacy admissions preference at Amherst raises question: Should Williams follow suit?

October 26, 2021
Amherst announced on Oct. 20 that it will end legacy preference in admissions and expand its financial aid programs. As Williams' fiercest rival makes moves that it says will increase institutional equity, eyes turn to whether Williams should follow in its peer’s footsteps.
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