09/21/2011 11:18 am ET Updated Nov 21, 2011

Want To Get Into A Good College? It Pays To Have Money

Admissions counselors like to talk about finding the right "fit" for applicants -- a great match between a student's educational and other goals and an institution's programs. But a new survey of the senior admissions officials at colleges nationwide finds that this "fit" is, from many colleges' point of view, increasingly about money.

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