Affordability Series

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This series of brief articles takes a service-oriented look at the factors that families should discuss as they consider the financial side of a college decision.

Graduating on Time

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Just how long should it take to earn a four-year degree? Traditionally, four years has always been the standard --- that's why we call it a four-year degree. It's easy to assume that's how long it will take you to graduate at the college of your choice.

Make it About Value

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From the start, let's make your college choice about value, not about cost. To do that you need to cut through a couple of myths:

Keeping Options Open

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Does a week go by without the press or a politician talking about the plight of college-bound students? How do you separate what is real from that which is more about peddling papers and vying for votes?