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College-fair organizers hope to raise expectations

Original post made on May 17, 2008

As a child, all Kyra Brown knew of college was that it was beyond her family's financial means. Her mom is a single parent, and the family moved regularly around the Peninsula, following jobs and cheaper rents.

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Posted by Dallas
a resident of Stanford
on May 17, 2008 at 11:32 pm

The event actually took place at Cesar Chavez Academy.


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Posted by FYI
a resident of Midtown
on May 18, 2008 at 6:39 am

Good news...most big name private universities now charge nothing, even for living expenses, if the parents of the student they accept make less than 80-100,00/year...and a small portion if they make more than that up to about 180,000/year.

So, if the kids are smart and able..no more "can't afford it" times for the top schools.

In fact, for most families in the USA, it is now cheaper to send their kids to Stanford, MIT, Yale, Harvard et al than the state universities.


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