Participants in a University of Michigan program that guarantees low-income students free tuition upon acceptance applied to and enrolled in college at higher rates. At an April 11 event, Susan Dynarski presented these findings, raising questions about how Amherst could implement similar programs.
Raising skepticism about the increasingly-expensive costs of elite, private universities, Assistant Opinion Editor Stacey Zhang ’26 considers whether Amherst should lower its tuition.
Staff Writer Willow Delp ’26 shares the story of Zoe Callan ’25 and criticizes the college’s failure to live up to its reputation of generous financial aid policies.
The Editorial Board calls for Amherst to end the work-study component of financial aid packages.
As vaccines become more widely available in the United States, normalcy seems to be in sight. We are all ready to leave behind the horror and psychological toll that the pandemic has inflicted on us and embrace a full return [https://www.amherst.edu/amherst-story/president/statements/node/797790] to