The High Cost of Private Unversities

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All Things Considered, May 25, 2005 · The Viklund family of Washington state had no idea what it was getting into when daughter Zoe applied to several elite private colleges. Like many middle-class students, Zoe found that her family had too much money to qualify for grants and scholarships, but not enough to pay her way. From the Series: Paying for College

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Betsy, who listens to WGTE in Toledo, Ohio.

"My ear [was] glued to the radio... Zoe's story is our story... I look forward to hearing more on this series and catching up with transcripts and audio files on portions I may have missed. Thank you for bringing this important issue to the forefront of our media culture."

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