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The number of students who have debt continues to increase, as does the actual average; in 2016 the Wall Street Journal reported the average amount of debt per college graduate had increased 28 percent, to just over $37,000. But students don’t have to follow this intimidating trend. In addition to common financial aid options like loans, grants and scholarships, there are many other ways to help minimize and even zero-out the cost of college. Explore some lesser known ways to pay college tuition, including tuition reimbursement and paid training programs. This article by Affordable Colleges Online, lists many ways to reduce and eliminate student debt.
Fostering Success Michigan is a program of The New Foster Care that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline."Make a Donation