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GPA Can Be Lower When Students Get Financial Support From Parents
2013-01-16 09:48:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Parents looking to assist their children with the financial costs of attending college face a paradox - they will likely graduate, but the more money parents provide, the lower their kids´ GPA will tend to be. According to a new study from University of California, Merced, sociology professor Laura T. Hamilton, the road to lower grades could be paved with parents´ best intentions. "Students with parental support are best...


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