Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers If ‘Free College’ Sounds Too Good To Be True, That’s Because It Often Is

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers If ‘Free College’ Sounds Too Good To Be True, That’s Because It Often Is

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To millions of parents and students, they’re magical words: free college. But is the idea pure fantasy? More than a dozen states now offer grants, often called scholarships, promising to help qualifying students pay for some or all of their college education. In fact, that word, “promise,” shows up again and again in these programs’…