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More high school students are considering the economy when looking at colleges, and Congress is mandating better disclosure of the costs.
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A great deal of the value derived from a college degree has nothing to do with the concentration/focus/major.
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In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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