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College students on debt: We don't know enough

APPLETON – Cameron Murdoch graduated from Lawrence University in June with a degree in music and about $21,000 in debt.

She spent the summer working a tourism job in Cape Cod while considering options for her future. 687 more words


My message: Don't bind my dreams with debt

Dear future president,

College is expensive. Its lack of affordability binds me. I don’t want my list of colleges to be limited by what my family can and cannot afford. 196 more words


Beware of the"Student Tax" Scam!

Warning! Scammers are calling college students and their parents pretending to be employees of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). They’re demanding payment toward what they call a “student tax!” The thing is, there’s no such tax and that’s not the IRS calling. 378 more words

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College Is Dumb In America

Everyone peer pressures us to go to college. The never ending hallway of education is a conveyer belt we get put on at a young age.It steals our time and robs us from our lives. 435 more words

Save Money: Return Excess Federal Loan Funds

Hanging onto unnecessary federal loan funds is a losing proposition — even if your student is “saving” them to use next term. At current interest rates… 383 more words

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Don't Fear the Debt

College is more popular now than it ever has been. More people attend it and also take out loans to pay for it like myself. I will be straight with you. 514 more words

A Degree in 4 Years: The Best Way to Limit College Costs

The new school year is here! Fall semester is beginning on campuses all across America. You may have just dropped your student off at college. If you did, chances are a few tears were shed as you pulled away from campus. 1,044 more words

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