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Feb 05, 2015
There has always been quite the dichotomy between the upper and middle class, and this was only reaffirmed by by the most recent study done by the University of Pennsylvania’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy and the Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education. The study showed that the difference between the college graduation rates of the rich and the poor is staggering.
In 2013, 77% of students from wealthy families earned bachelor's degrees by age 24, while only 9% of those from poor families achieved degrees. This is an...