TITLE

The Value of Higher Education

AUTHOR(S)
Peleg, Dori
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Dollars & Sense;Jul/Aug2003, Issue 248, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the tendency of wealthy parents of underachieving students in the U.S. to pay for their children's admission at colleges and universities amid tough competition in higher education admission. Acceptance of under-qualified students at Duke University; Cost of buying a child's admission in schools; Forms of payment accepted at colleges and universities for the student's admission.
ACCESSION #
10297574

 

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