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What is the Value Proposition for Pursuing Higher Education?

“If students are graduating from college having learned little, what are they paying for? If college is nothing more than a long break before adulthood, why does it cost so much” (Selingo, 2013) ? 2,856 more words

5 college finance problems your parents didn't have (USA Today)

If you’re in the throes of college research and decision-making, it’s likely that how to pay for college is a huge consideration. And because things have changed so much economically over the last 25 years, some say that today’s young adults, those classified as Millennials, have a lot more to think about than their Generation X parents did.

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College Planning

5 Things NOT To Say To Your Teen About College Decisions (Huffington Post)

It used to be that all college admission notifications were delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. You didn’t even need to open the letter to know what was inside: If it was a thick package, you had gotten in and the envelope contained a zillion forms to fill out.

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College Planning

How to Decipher Those Confusing College Financial Aid Letters (Main St)

The average cost of attending a public university is about $28,000, and the average cost of a private university is $55,000. Consequently, every dollar squeezed out of financial aid, especially via scholarships, grants or loans, could be vital.

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Students taking extreme measures to afford mounting tuition costs

As college tuition rates continue to climb, some students have gone to extreme measures to avoid debt.

Take Ken Ilgunas. In 2009, he was accepted into Duke University’s graduate liberal studies program. 551 more words


Demystifying the Price of College (Forbes)

There are several key truths about paying for college: prices are going up, parents want to do all they can for their kids, and the real price families will pay is a mystery.

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