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Princeton grads create coronavirus bubble at Texas resort to give 150 students normal semester
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As millions of college students have been forced to move back home and take online classes because of the coronavirus pandemic, a group of Princeton University grads are creating a university-like environment that's part NBA bubble, part summer camp at a Texas resort — and they say they've already had more than enough interest to fill the 150 available slots.
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College friends Lane Russell, Adam Bragg and Chris Cook are behind The U Experience, which will bring together remote students at Tanglewood Resort near Lake Texoma, Texas, from Jan. 28 to April 18. The cost starts at roughly $10,000 with some scholarships options.
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"We see what we’re doing in a lot of ways as similar to study abroad … students coming from colleges all over," Russell, 24, told FOX Business.