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A Look Back: The Evolution of College Admissions - USM Today
In the fall semester of 1986, I was in my senior year at USM and, like many of my peers, considering a list of five or six colleges, all liberal arts schools, mostly in hard-to-get-to small towns. A few of my friends looked at UW-Madison, which they could attend for well under $10,000 a year. After I sent off postcards, each college mailed a paper …