High school student Micheal Brown has a big decision ahead of him. On Tuesday, news surfaced that the high school student has received a full ride to 20 universities, among them are Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. Brown has worked hard for his acceptances. To date, he has a stunning 4.68 GPA.
Speaking to ABC News, Brown's mother said that her son "wants his achievement to inspire other kids and that if they work hard and use their resources, they can do anything."
Brock Turner's Olympic dreams are no more. Turner, the 20-year old former Stanford University student and varsity swimmer who was convicted for the rape of an unconscious woman behind a dumpster during a fraternity party, has received a lifetime ban from USA Swimming. USA Swimming is the governing body for professional swimming across the nation. A Facebook group campaign endorsing Turner's Olympic prospects was also disabled.
Students whose families make less than $125,000 a year and have assets worth $300,000 or less, including home equity but excluding anything that they have saved in retirement accounts, won’t have to pay tuition. Students whose families make less than $65,000 also won’t have to pay for room and board, which can run about another $14,100. Scholarships or grants will cover the costs instead, and the school has a $21 billion endowment. The thresholds were previously $100,000 for free tuition and $60,000 for free room and board.