Results tagged “Middle Class”

Financial Aid Rewards Those Who Do Everything Wrong (Sometimes)

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What has become painfully evident to my wife and I while assesing my son's financial aid package and comparing it to that of his similarly situated socio-economically friends -- who had also applied to the same schools -- is that there is actually a strong disincentive measured in how much financial aid schools are willing to offer to people who stubbornly clung to my family's passé values. Let's be very clear here, I'm not talking about financial aid to poor people or groups of people who have been systematically discriminated against in the past, but rather the solid and ever shrinking members of the middle class who don't live beyond their means.
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