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Published January 17, 2011, 02:31 PM

Student sends a message, pays his tuition in $1 bills

(WDAY TV) - A Colorado University - Boulder students is sending a message about the high cost of tuition. So he paid his $14,000 dollar tuition bill in singles.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

It took Nic Ramos about two days to gather the cash. He had to make withdrawals in different amounts at different banks. He filled his duffle bag with the ones and it weighed 33 pounds.

The out of state student says the cashiers were a bit upset at first, but then say his point that 14-thousand dollars is a lot of money. He says he told his parents about the stunt afterwards.