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Obama vs. the Student Debt Crisis

Kelsey Clark | Posted 03.24.2015 | College
Kelsey Clark

Ironically, attending college has placed many Americans on the slow track to success.

Prospective College Students and Parents Are Asking the Wrong Question

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 03.07.2014 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

Small classes with lots of personal attention from gifted teachers with Ph.D.'s are costly. But getting lost or left behind in a lecture hall of 500 students for a much lower tuition can ultimately cost the individual more.

Report Reveals What A Killer Student Loans Can Be For New Graduates

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.19.2013 | Business

Student loan debt is eating up a sizable chunk of recent college graduates’ paychecks, according to a new Congressional report. And that's putting i...

13 States Where Student Loan Debt Is Crushing College Grads

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business

The mountain of U.S. student loan debt is getting taller and taller, and more and more students are falling behind in their payments, according to a r...

GOP Turns Student Debt Against Obama In New Hampshire

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 07.28.2012 | College

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire isn't just first in the nation when it comes to hosting presidential primaries. It also ranks first in student-loa...

Majoring in Debt: One Year Later

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

One year ago, HuffPost College launched with a series called "Majoring in Debt," featuring the stories of nine students and graduates carrying massive...