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Diversity Programs for Prospective Students

Question: I know many private colleges recruit minority students and invite them to "diversity weekends" with paid airfare, etc. How do students get on their radar to be invited? How would I find out which colleges might host these?

That's a good question. You're wise to realize that these opportunities exist ... and, in fact, they abound. In the past decade or so, the number of such programs has exploded, and most selective colleges now offer some sort of on-campus "diversity weekend."

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