Oglethorpe in the news: Sept 21-27

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Let’s Make A Deal! New Approaches To Setting Tuition Fees

As mentioned previously in this column, falling demand for colleges is leading to a decline in inflation-adjusted average college tuition fees. Colleges, however, have strongly resisted reducing their published tuition fees (sticker price), because some individuals pay the full amount, and the schools do not want to lose that revenue.

The week’s best bets: Flux, Out on Film – ArtsATL

Jamal Sims’ Atlanta-set documentary When the Beat Drops has been slaying on the festival circuit. It screens September 27 as part of Atlanta’s Out on Film Festival. Hitchcock/Hitchcockian. Emory Cinematheque continues its series of free weekly screenings of Alfred Hitchcock films with 1943’s Shadow of a Doubt .

Rice to discount tuition for students with family incomes up to $200K

Rice University this week announced plans to offer steep discounts in undergraduate tuition for middle-income students while increasing aid for lower-income students beginning in the fall of 2019. The university will offer full-tuition scholarships to students with annual family incomes between $65,000 and $130,000 and scholarships covering at least half of tuition to students from families earning between $130,000 and $200,000.

New College Ranking and Review Aggregator Publishes Best Colleges in Georgia 2018

College Consensus is a new approach to college rankings. We combine the latest results from the most respected college ranking systems with thousands of real student review scores from around the web to produce an aggregate College Consensus rating for each school. Students will not find a more comprehensive ranking of the top colleges and universities anywhere.

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Renee Unterman on Twitter

Great to have students from Oglethorpe University & the International Justice Mission attending human sex trafficking seminar tonight in Gwinnett County @gapol

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