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Submitted by Kat Leopard (United States), Nov 7, 2016 at 13:43

Using this logic Wouldn't it then be fair to say that a parents gpa would be inherited by the child (i.e. If the parent got a 4.0 the child would inherit that gpa upon entering college, where as a student who's parents could not afford to go to college would enter with nothing?). I find this analogy flawed. Many wealthy people give and/or leave their offspring money. Those who inherit money didn't "work hard" to attain it.

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