10/30/2013

White House officials met with about a dozen college presidents last week to urge them to enroll more low-income students. College presidents were also asked to address the problem of "undermatching," in which lower-income students that could get into more elite universities apply to less-selective ones instead. "We especially talked about recruiting those overachieving students who are in schools where they don't have the resources that many other students do but they're doing just as well," said University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano.

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