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How hard it can be to keep college costs down

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For Lara Mordenti Perrault's daughter, the long road to a merit scholarship included 30 applications and 90 admissions essays. China Photos/Getty Images

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Starbucks sees grounds for optimism as sales in China rebound

by Mitchell Hartman Jan 27, 2021
The coffee giant has been able to weather the pandemic by expanding its drive-thru and online ordering.

Inside one family's journey to find an affordable college

by David Brancaccio , Meredith Garretson , Rose Conlon , Erika Soderstrom and Alex Schroeder Jan 27, 2021
The long road to a merit scholarship included 30 applications and 90 admissions essays.

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