How generous is generous enough?
On Dec. 14, 2012, James Badas ’17 clicked on a link and was met with a singing bulldog: “Congratulations! Welcome to the Yale Class of 2017.” It was the most incredible moment of his life, he recalls. Despite their excitement, however, the Badas family ― owners of a small donut shop in Derby, Connecticut ― knew they could not afford Yale’s $63,970 cost of attendance without substantial financial aid.
November 11, 2016