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Paying for College
Fidelity’s Cost-Conscious College Graduates Study
The findings from Fidelity Investments' study of recent college gradiates was just released. The study covered graduates of the classes of 2011, 2012 and 2013.
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We love to see excellent writing and observations that provide real value to college parents and families. Remember that at College Parents of America we aim to offer helpful tips, insights and some humor to help in this life-transition.