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More-affordable colleges on student, parent minds

Kim Hayward (left) and Samantha Colarusso listened to Danny Barr, an assistant admissions director at UMass-Amherst, last week at Arlington High School. Barr stressed the lower tuition. Kim Hayward (left) and Samantha Colarusso listened to Danny Barr, an assistant admissions director at UMass-Amherst, last week at Arlington High School. Barr stressed the lower tuition. (Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff)
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / October 21, 2008

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ARLINGTON - One of Tom Woodbury's sisters went to Vanderbilt University, the other to Boston College. But they didn't choose those pricey private colleges during a financial market meltdown that took a sizeable chunk of the family's college savings. (Full article: 1129 words)

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