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College Decision Day Brings Relief, Excitement And Big Worries About Money

On May 1, high school seniors must submit a commitment — and financial deposit — to their final college choice. But for low-income students, it's not necessarily the end of the road.

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke, attending the TIME 100 gala in New York on April 24, 2018. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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#MeToo Founder Tarana Burke Responds To R. Kelly

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Jackson Park Ramsey Lewis
Corruptor Daniel Deluxe
Internet Daughter Internet Daughter
Atone Aquavit
Evacuate Dextro
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Experimental Lung Treatment Could Make Breathing Easier

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Questlove Aims To Save Your Brain: 'Creativity Might Be In Jeopardy'

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Smooth Criminal Michael Jackson
Llegada Gordon Bok & Carol Rohl
Refuge Refuge
August 1972 Steve Swallow, Jonas Johansen et. al.

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'On Fire For God's Work': How Scott Pruitt's Faith Drives His Politics

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In Christ There Is No East Or West
Cherry County Leo Kottke
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North Korean Defector Hopes To See Loved Ones Again — But Remains Skeptical

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Castlebeat Castlebeat
Hair Oliver Tobias & Nocholas, Paul
Oh No Oh No
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