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Author(s):Baum, S.
Title:The role of student loans in college access
Short Description:Examines the trend toward increased reliance on student loans following the introduction of the Federal Stafford loan program in 1993.
Annotation:This article examines the trend toward increased reliance on student loans following the introduction of the Federal Stafford loan program in 1993. The importance of these loans to college access is also addressed, with a look at possible alternative funding strategies.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Borrowing/Student Debt
College Access
Financial Aid
Pell Grants

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