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Student Spending on Course Materials Continues to Decrease

A new report by the National Association of College Stores (NACS), Student Watch™: Attitudes and Behaviors toward Course Materials: Spring 2015, finds that average annual spending by students on course materials has dropped in recent years. 41 more words

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What You Should Know About Student Loans

Recently, concerns about student loans have been in the headlines. In 2015, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York put total student loan debt at $1.16 trillion, greater than outstanding auto loans or credit card balances. 711 more words

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Facing College Costs

How much does it cost to send a child to college now? For the 2014–2015 academic year, the College Board puts the average cost of tuition, fees and room and board at private nonprofit four-year schools at over $42,000. 725 more words

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Lets talk about incentives to not care about costs

How much do you care about the cost of something you buy if someone else is paying for all or most of that purchase? I’m guessing not much. 553 more words


Live in these communities? They'll help you pay for college

Living with student loan debt may seem inevitable for a lot of college grads. Annual student borrowing has tripled in the past 30 years: The average student took out $2,485 in loans a year in 1990-91, compared to $6,928 a year in 2012-13, according to the… 1,304 more words


Cost of college, school lunches, pensions; Sen. Lightford hedges beautifully

— Oct 2113 gathering of eagles, Julian Middle School, concluded —

A panel of students were given the floor as yet another quizzer of the legislators. 709 more words

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