Like many on Columbia’s campus last Friday morning, Violet Krejcie was working hard at learning something new. Her current area of study? High fives.
Your professors pay more for childcare than you do for tuition. 4 of them explain what this means for their lives, and your education.
When classics professor Marcus Folch and his wife Celeste Fine decided it was time to try for kids, they expected it would take a while for their family to get started. They had no idea they would have twins within a year, much less a third child within two. More surprising was how much they would be paying in childcare costs—$120,000 annually—with only $3,000 a year in assistance from Columbia....