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.
The president's new plan to ease student loan debt is getting mixed reviews from bloggers and students.
Colleges are admitting increasing numbers of less-qualified students who can pay their own way.
The average student loan debt for a 2011 graduate is expected to be $22,900, the most ever.
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