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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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