Should colleges stand up and say, 'Enough is enough -- we can't, in good conscience, send these kids out into the world with tens of thousands of dollars in debt'?
The U.S. schools with the highest tuition and living expenses are not necessarily the least affordable, a new ranking shows.
A surge in financial aid backed by Washington could be pushing tuition through the roof.
College costs are rising around the country, but these schools are actually lowering their prices in an effort to attract students from middle-income families.
A rule of thumb says you shouldn't borrow more than what you expect to earn in your first year in the working world.
Several states have added 'until funds depleted' policies on student grants, while others are tightening deadlines for applications.
Two-thirds of college students have outstanding loans -- and the nation's unemployment situation is making it harder to pay them off.
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