Is a College Cap and Gown a Financial Ball and Chain? (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)
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The cost of a college education continues to rise.The Project on Student Debt estimates that a typical 2009 college graduate accumulated $24,000 in student loan debt. Is a college degree worth the cost? Read the August 2011 issue for the latest data on college versus high school graduates’ earnings and employment prospects.
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