Hialeah High school senior Gabriela Fowler, 17, (left), her college adviser Alina Grandal, senior Claudia Santoyo, 17, and senior Lorena Hernandez, 18, discuss the difficulties minority and low-income students face in paying for college in Florida on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
Hialeah High school senior Gabriela Fowler, 17, (left), her college adviser Alina Grandal, senior Claudia Santoyo, 17, and senior Lorena Hernandez, 18, discuss the difficulties minority and low-income students face in paying for college in Florida on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. PATRICK FARRELL pfarrell@miamiherald.com
Hialeah High school senior Gabriela Fowler, 17, (left), her college adviser Alina Grandal, senior Claudia Santoyo, 17, and senior Lorena Hernandez, 18, discuss the difficulties minority and low-income students face in paying for college in Florida on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. PATRICK FARRELL pfarrell@miamiherald.com

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