Almost 20 states have cut funding for colleges, raising costs for students -- starting now.
Carrying a lot of credit card and student loan debt sadly raises the self-esteem of young people. The glow fades at age 28.
Some college students are marrying strangers to qualify for lower tuition or more financial aid. Is this wrong?
US universities are putting billions into merit aid, much of which goes to the children of well-to-do parents.
Well, they are studying less and taking longer to graduate, but that doesn't mean they're lazy.
Look at the statistics; its harder than ever for grads to get into the working world.
That financial aid letter from your school of choice isn't the end. Keep looking.
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