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How Colleges Are Failing Low-Income Students

File photo dated 12/10/11 of a general view of students wearing mortar boards and gowns after graduating, as more jobs will be available for graduates this year, but those without work experience stand little chance of securing a position, research suggests.
File photo dated 12/10/11 of a general view of students wearing mortar boards and gowns after graduating, as more jobs will be available for graduates this year, but those without work experience stand little chance of securing a position, research suggests.

Most low-income students who have top test scores and grades do not even apply to the nation's best colleges, according to a new analysis of every high school student who took the SAT in a recent year.