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Making College Pay For Tuition Hikes

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Making College Pay For Tuition Hikes

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Making College Pay For Tuition Hikes

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Fed up with rising tuition at the University of Colorado, sophomore Nic Ramos decided to make a point. It took two days — and several banks — but he managed to withdraw his entire spring tuition of $14,309.51. In small bills plus a half dollar and a penny. On Friday, he handed the money to "stunned" tellers at the bursar's office. It took three people an hour to count it.

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Fed up with rising tuition prices at the University of Colorado, sophomore Nick Ramos decided to make a point. It took two days and several banks, but Ramos managed to withdraw his entire spring tuition: $14,309.51 in small bills, plus a half dollar and a penny. On Friday, he handed it to stunned tellers at the college. It took three people and an hour to count it.

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