Paying for College

Strategizing College Debt

If you're a student, you may not be paying attention to how much your prospective colleges may cost and what kind of debt you may have to incur. Other factors of attraction and influence are likely playing in your imagination, such as prestige (whatever that means), sports (Roll Tide!), location (USC, University of Miami, etc.) or love (where your current squeeze will enroll).

However, your parents are paying close attention. Their mission is to minimize the impact of college costs on both you and themselves. This is a significant challenge in light of the cost of attending college these days. Let's take a moment to think about how expensive it is to go to college. Being a big fan of metaphors, allow me compare college costs to an aspect of road construction.

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