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When a college gives too much financial aid

Kids “chase” colleges around, doing whatever they can to make themselves attractive applicants:  SAT review courses, AP courses up the wazoo, loading up on extra-curricular activities that keep them busy day and night.

It’s easy to forget that colleges compete for kids too – they chase them, enticing them with state-of-the-art dining options, posh workout facilities, and scholarships!

This piece gives great insight about pressures colleges are under:

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/07/12/loyola-new-orleans-enrollment-shortfall-will-mean-large-budget-cuts