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Access, opportunity, and rewarding hard work over four years of high school are at the heart of WKU’s bold new scholarship program. Beginning in the fall of 2020, most of WKU’s merit scholarships will not consider standardized test scores. Explore the ways that WKU’s investments in scholarships are removing barriers and decreasing cost.

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When students return to WKU’s campus for the fall semester, they need to know what to do if they feel they’ve been exposed to COVID-19. Amy Bingham has details on exactly how to navigate WKU Health Services in this week’s View From the Hill.

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