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Five Ways Paying For College Has Changed In The Last Five Years

How the typical family paid for college in 2011-12.

Sallie Mae released its annual look at how America pays for college earlier this week. About 1,600 students and parents responded to a survey that asked about college costs and financing. The student loan lender started conducting the research in 2008. Here are five ways paying for college has changed in the last five years.

What Average Net Price By Income Can (And Can't) Tell Us About College Costs

Here’s a new tool Indiana families can use to help estimate the cost of college. The Federal Education Budget Project has added net price by income level to its database of U.S. colleges and universities. Clare McCann of Ed Money Watch explains: Net price by income level can be a valuable tool for potential students […]

How The Classes You Didn't Take Affect The Value Of Your Degree

Quick show of hands: Did you take a foreign language in college? How about a history class? Any math at all? As Andrea Neal opines at Indiana Economic Digest, there may not be that many hands in the air. College costs and student debt levels are (Duh!) rising — so weighed against these trends, Neal wonders why statistics […]

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