Being poor at an Ivy League school

Harvard, Yale, and other schools in the Ivy League are full of history and are well known for being the bastions of higher education. Many of the nation’s elite send their children there. These are children who have never really had to worry about money, and for whom certain social customs are second nature.

But what happens when you take children of immigrants, or poor, inner-city children and stick them in the same environment? Their tuition might be free, but the feeling of being out of place lingers.

Find out more at: The Boston Globe


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