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The promise of public

Off the Beat

UC Berkeley opens its doors to about 5,000 of the most promising Californian students each year. It is a breathtaking engine of mobility.
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Mo’ money, mo’ problems

Your Mom Goes To College

I had been billed a hefty $1,400 by Financial Aid. The charge read “Federal Pell Grant.” That was it. No explanation. Nothing.
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Without state funding, UC left with no good options

The UC system is in a financial quandary. For years, the state’s per-student funding has fallen. That’s forced the university to pick its choice of three unique pills, each saddled with its share of negative side effects: slash the budget, raise tuition or find money elsewhere. The university has avoided
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