Going to college or university isn't cheap, and with an average debt of $29,400, many graduates will be paying for their student loans long after graduation day. These states are home to the highest average student debts among loan-carrying, graduating seniors in 2012, according to The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS). Can you guess which state had the highest?
College in the US can be expensive, but there are ways to make college cheaper. For example, look into colleges that offer free tuition in exchange for working on campus, or considering living off-campus with parents if the college is close by.
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