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[Excerpt] Much public attention has focused on higher education for the growing debt burdens that students are amassing, the steadily increasing tuition levels, and their impact that these debt burdens, on students’ access to higher education and postgraduate educational, employment and lifestyle options. While students who have amassed six figure debt levels during college are publicized in the press, most graduating students’ debt levels are much smaller.


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Ehrenberg, R. G., & Milton, R. T. (2013). The other debt crisis [Electronic version]. Retrieved [insert date], from Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations site:

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Published by the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, ILR School, Cornell University.