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ability to benefitfrom instruction. That ability to benefit from college instruction is assumed for all applicants with a high school diploma or GED. But ability to benefit can be shown by obtaining a required score on any one of several tests. Each test score is considered equivalent to graduating in the top two-thirds of a typical United States high school class by the Department of Education. A participant in a college tips discussion board kindly referred me to a useful on-line statement about this issue, which has since been updated. The current Student Financial Aid Handbook published by the federal government makes clear in Section 1: School-Based Requirements, which tests may be used to demonstrate ability to benefit from attending postsecondary school. Those tests include the ACT test that many students take for college entrance anyway. Take whichever test is convenient to you. The postsecondary school to which you apply should have its own paper copy of The Federal Student Financial Aid Handbook, which is now available on-line to anyone around the world who has access to the World Wide Web and software to read .PDF files. If you haven't seen the federal financial aid application form, called "FAFSA," you can now get it on the web http://www.fafsa.ed.gov to see all the latest required information.
Readers interested in colleges in Britain are encouraged to check the site of the Higher Education Funding Council for information pertaining to the United Kingdom.
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A general State education is a mere contrivance for moulding people to be exactly like one another: and as the mould in which it casts them is that which pleases the predominant power in the government, whether this be a monarch, a priesthood, an aristocracy, or the majority of the existing generation in proportion as it is efficient and successful, it establishes a despotism over the mind, leading by a natural tendency to one over the body.