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Ladders to opportunity: Katie

“I just knew I didn’t want to live paycheck-to-paycheck like my parents have. I wanted better for myself…I threw myself into school because I saw what I could be like if I didn’t.” Katie grew up with a comfortable middle

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Game of Loans

The land of higher education teeters on the brink, as a winter of student debt threatens to sweep down upon it from a white wall of loans. Yet hope endures, for a “Stark” contrast has emerged: Pay It Forward. Today, 7 in 10 students

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The Problem with Parent PLUS Loans

It’s no secret that funding trends in higher education in our state and across the nation are making it harder for low- and middle-income students to go to college, and nearly impossible for them to do so without going into

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