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Monday, September 24, 2012

69% of families had to eliminate colleges based on cost this year, according to an annual Sallie Mae survey.

The fraction rejecting schools on cost alone is up 5 percentage points from the previous year, according to the survey of 1,600 students and parents.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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