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College costs -- United States, College students -- United States -- Personal finance, Student aid -- United States


Many students complete programs at for-profit colleges and launch new careers. However, many other students do not have such successful experiences, ending up without the career they envisioned and/or with large debts they cannot repay. This FAQ is designed to help prospective college students become better informed about student loans, particularly those used to finance education at for-profit institutions.


At head of title: FAQ June 2012.

Fact sheet produced by Transition Policy Consortium, Research and Training Center for Pathways to Positive Futures, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

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