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The Harvard disadvantage

Despite outreach, the needy face socioeconomic gulf

While fine intellectually, Miguel Garcia felt he didn't fit in among wealthy classmates. While fine intellectually, Miguel Garcia felt he didn't fit in among wealthy classmates. (Globe Staff Photo / Yoon S. Byun)
By Tracy Jan
Globe Staff / May 12, 2009

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CAMBRIDGE - He was valedictorian of his senior class, and had been accepted at all 13 colleges to which he applied. But when Miguel Garcia entered Harvard University last fall, he felt he didn't belong. (Full article: 1454 words)

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