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Some tips for avoiding college debt

Jana Hollingsworth, a reporter with the Duluth News Tribune, did a good story this week-end on some students who found a way to finish their college education without accumulating too much debt.

As Jana pointed out, most students today find some level of borrowing necessary to complete their education. In fact, 73% of Mn students graduating in 2009 took out loans, with up to 90% of the students at some campuses.

There are ways to limit borrowing, however, but it takes hard work and planning - and learning to say no, as the students in this story found out.

Check it out here:"College Debt Load Rising"

posted by Sandy Connolly • 5/14/2012 at 2:47 PM


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