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Author(s):Gladieux, L., and Perna, L
Title:Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Organization:The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Short Description:Compares students who borrowed to pay for college and completed their degrees, with students that borrowed, but dropped out before degree completion.
Annotation:This report compares students who borrowed to pay for college and completed their degrees, with students that borrowed, but dropped out before degree completion. While half of the students examined borrowed to finance their postsecondary education, more than twenty percent of these students dropped out without completing their degrees, raising questions about the appropriateness of current methods of college financing
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Borrowing/Student Debt
Financial Aid
First Generation College Students
Low-Income Students

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