Higher Education's Perfect Storm: Falling Enrollment, Rising Costs, Surging Loan Debt

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If the world of higher education were a weather system, two major fronts of concern would be active right now. The first, which is well known among those aspiring to attend college (and those already in school) is cost. College costs are increasing at a rate that far exceeds inflation, and the increases rarely exhibit any rational cause-and-effect logic. You won't encounter too many people who are commenting about what a good "buy" college is these days.

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