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Innovative College Apps

I was doing some New Year's file cleaning on my computer and stumbled upon this article from January 2013: The 21 Winners Of The Facebook, Gates Foundation Education App Contest Are Making College Easier. The competition originated as the College Knowledge Challenge, under, in part, the heavy-hitter umbrella of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Here's how the challenge was stated:

College Summit and the King Center Charter School join the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the College Knowledge Challenge, a $2.5 million fund to develop innovative apps on Facebook that will help students apply to, attend, and stay in college.

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