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When you plan to get yourself blessed with higher education, financial commitment becomes a key player in influencing your various decisions about the kind of education. Some of the general questions that you are found answering are:
- What type of program should you be enrolling in?
- What university should you be going for?
- What course duration and specifics should you take?
- Whether you should go for foreign or local education centers?
College can be a tough time.
You’re out on your own for the first time, but you don’t have a real job yet. Unfortunately, it’s a time a lot of college kids start to rack up debt. And sometimes the debt stays with them way too long.
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One of the most important decisions you can make in your life is to decide how to pay for your education.
Education is a very big thing for all of us and is the key to our success. Often this “big thing” is ignored because of financial problems, and having the option to look for a grant or scholarship. Just as you investigate which schools have the best programs for you, it is still necessary that you gather information about the best possible way to finance your education and your future.
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The average student loan debt sits right around $29,000, according to a report by the Institute of College Access & Success’ Project on Student Debt.
Depending on your choice of school and your choice of major, this number could be astronomically higher.
In the meantime, the Chronicle of Higher Education found that roughly 20 million students attend college each year and that out of those 20 million, 12 million take out loans.
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It’s no secret that college tuition costs have skyrocketed in just a couple of decades. This means many young people are taking on crippling amounts of debt before they even begin their working lives. Furthermore, unlike other types of debt, student loan debt cannot be dismissed through bankruptcy. If everyone who went to college graduated with a high-paying job, this might not be a problem, but is this the case?
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