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  1. Sep 2019
    1. At City College, in Manhattan, 76 percent of students who enrolled in the late 1990s and came from families in the bottom fifth of the income distribution have ended up in the WB_wombat_top three-fifths of the distribution. These students entered college poor. They left on their way to the middle class and often the upper middle class.

      Community college is really a great route and is often looked down upon as its not a 4 year school. Yet going to a community college means not only saving money but still getting a good education. I think some students may feel discouraged to go to school if they know they can't go to a 4 year and then rather just not go to school.

    2. They remain deeply impressive institutions that continue to push many Americans into the middle class and beyond — many more, in fact, than elite colleges that receive far more attention.

      I think that this shows how big name schools get a lot of attention yet many not big name schools are doing amazing things for their students and have a high rate yet since they have not been recognized as a big name school it doesn't receive full recognition.

    1. linguistic, cultural and social diversity

      SF state offers alot of classes, clubs, etc, that meet needs of the diverse population that is at the university.

    1. Strategic Plan and concise and clear language that illustrates the University’s direction and role as an urban institution and its commitment to its historical legacy as fertile ground for diversity and cultivating modern thinkers through its dedication to teaching

      The mission statement for SFSU says that they want to uphold their legacy and continue to develop it. It wants to make a point in showing what they want to do and have their students embrace.

    1. He will graduate this month with a GPA that hovers between an A and an A+, even though he almost never studied for more than a handful of hours.

      I think this can apply to a lot of students that are naturally gifted academically. Many people I was friends with in high school didn't really have to work hard for their grades and constantly got As. On the other hand many people have to work hard to get a passing grade if they're not as smart.