Yun Cha

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Social stratification, higher education, college student transition to the workplace


Yun Cha is a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. Born in South Korea, he graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. His B.A. paper focused on the relationship between student financial aid and college major choices, specifically with regards to how the cost of higher education shapes students’ entry into lucrative fields of study. At Penn, Yun continues to study social stratification, higher education, and college students' transition to the workplace.

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