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  • Student Debt Class of 2008

    The Project on Student Debt's fourth annual report on the student loan debt of new college graduates. The analysis of the most recent available data found that student debt continued to rise even as it got harder for recent graduates to find jobs, and that debt levels vary considerably from state to state and college to college. Read More

  • Student Debt and the Class of 2008

    Student Debt and the Class of 2008 is the Project on Student Debt's fourth annual report on the student loan debt of new college graduates. The analysis of the most recent available data found that student debt continued to rise even as it got harder for recent graduates to find jobs, and that debt levels vary considerably from state to state and college to college. Read More

  • Getting with the Program

    Federal loans are almost always the safest, most affordable way to borrow for college. When family income, savings, grants, and work-study are not enough to cover college costs, loans can help to bridge the gap. Yet roughly 900,000 students at community colleges in 31 states – nearly one in 10 students in this sector – are blocked from the best loan options because their schools choose not to... Read More