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- Jun 14, 2008
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Actually, it's more likely to be the opposite: (substantial) tuition hikes generally don't happen in back-to-back years. They tend to happen periodically every few years once current financial shortfalls accumulate enough to give the Board of Regents enough impetus to vote on increases (and deal with the accompanying uproar).
I've got to say, I don't really follow your logic for passing up on UCLA, especially if you really see yourself being as happy there as you've made it seem. Nothing wrong with choosing Columbia over UCLA--lots of very good reasons to do so--but "tuition" and "worry about tuition hikes" don't belong on that list. In any case, congratulations on Columbia; maybe I'll see you there next year.
The main reason was family, but tuition definitely played a part. I just wish we could hear back from everyone before making these decisions. Oh well. I can't complain. I'm glad I'm in