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Reimagining how students and families pay for college: From debt dependency to asset reliance

Project(s): 
College Debt
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Citation: 

Elliott, W. (2013). Reimagining how students and families pay for college: From debt dependency to asset reliance (CSD Fact Sheet 13-29). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.

 

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Today’s student loan system is in place because of a political compromise, and growing discontent with student debt may signal that this arrangement has run its course. While there are resources and organizations in place to help those struggling with debt, the time has come to consider a new direction for financial aid, William Elliott III and Melinda Lewis argue in “Student Debt: A Reference Handbook.”

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