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  1. Two things I wish my teenaged self had known about college

    23 November 2012

    In my last post, I talked about my early misconceptions about choosing a career and a major. My next big life decision was selecting a college, and I was pretty woefully misguided there, too. I approached college selection in my usual methodical manner: first I sat down with two huge catalogs — each two inches […]

  2. Cheaper student loans … for some

    1 July 2008

    With a teenager set to graduate in three years, I’m paying a lot more attention to news about student loans these days. Kids from low-income families who start college this fall got some good news today, as four years of interest-rate cuts kicked in. It’s questionable whether that last year of lower interest rates, which […]

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