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As student debt grows, some politicians have proposed various ways to cut college costs for students. But what are their proposals, and how would they work? Learn more about #freecollege here: bit.ly/2sZswde

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Despite confusion over what the term “free college” means, signs point toward growing political support for making college more affordable. Read more from Dr. Carnevale: bit.ly/2sZswde

What is federal work-study, and how can it help support your education? Learn more from @USNewsEducation: bit.ly/2Ri5ats

Proposals aiming to reduce college costs have been put forth at the local, state, and national levels, leaving many confusing terms for voters to decipher. We break it down with this resource on #freecollege terms: bit.ly/2DQ5XtM

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Free-college programs can still leave students saddled with debt if they don’t cover costs including books, room, food, and transportation. Read more: bit.ly/2DQ5XtM

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Tuition and fees have risen 35% at public 4-year colleges and 23% at public 2-year colleges in the past decade, just as college has become the best ticket to the middle class. Read more from Dr. Carnevale: bit.ly/2sZswde

The Top 10 College Majors American Students Regret the Most

In this CNBC article, Jessica Dickler explores the economic value of different college majors. Dickler cites CEW report “The College Payoff.”

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Rankings Compare College Costs to Future Income

In this VOA article, the VOA Student Union discusses the findings of the new CEW report “A First Try at ROI.”

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The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor