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November 6, 2012 12:00 AM

Noreen M. Carrocci: Be skeptical of claims about college cost, debt

We regularly hear from the media that the cost of higher education and the resulting levels of student debt have grown to such enormous proportions as to spell certain doom for young people, families and indeed the entire nation. Some critics say student loans will be the next financial “bubble” to burst, and that borrowing money to pursue a college degree is no longer worth the risk – especially for those attending private institutions.

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