Originally Posted by intparent
Jon, I think the only moral to be drawn from your posts is that some students will not be truly happy anywhere or in any career, so they might as well pick the cheapest option. That is not true for all students, and some parents see it as appropriate to try to help their kids find a fit of schools and careers that WILL make them happy.

One of those schools is Duke, which came with a nice 75% discount for undergrad (merit scholarship) for my BIL, who is quite happy with his outcome.