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Increased tuition raises questions and encourages struggle

Increased tuition raises questions and encourages struggle

Nicole Henson

February 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Colleges do a poor job explaining what comprises the cost of attending the university. Think about it, we know that we pay for faculty, room materials and the occasional construction project on campus. However, there are hundreds of dollars taken out of our pockets every year going towards mysterious charge...

Owning your student debt

Owning your student debt

Kristina Martinez

October 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Loans. I've had a number of conversations on this topic. Whether it's with peers, parents, the financial aid office or professors, somehow loans always enter the conversation when college is brought up.A huge deciding factor when choosing which college to attend is financial aid. How much did you get? D...

Delay debt dread until after graduation

Delay debt dread until after graduation

Megan Mann

March 10, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By the end of my college career, I will have accumulated about $40,000 in debt from loans. Seem like a pretty high number? A lot of my friends can't even fathom how one racks up so much debt without any credit cards or cute shoes to show for it. Unfortunately, this is the price I'll be paying for my ...

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