Even high-achieving students may find it difficult to be admitted to competitive colleges, but for those with dyslexia, the hurdles can be higher. A growing number of colleges, though, are showing a greater appreciation for these students, U.S. News reports. Some 45 college admissions deans from across the country gathered at Stanford University this past June to learn about high-achieving dyslexic applicants. Experts shared the latest research, and well-known figures–including California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, financier Charles Schwab, and Delos “Toby” Cosgrove, a heart surgeon and CEO of the Cleveland Clinic–described their experiences coping with the disability…

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