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33 Ways to Get Money for College

The cost of college is constantly on the rise. The average cost of attending a four-year public college has increased over 40% since 2000. And according to a report from the Campaign for America’s Future (PDF link), just one year at a public university consumes 25% of the annual median household income in the United States, while one year at a private university consumes 57%. Considering how expensive it is becoming to attend college, it’s no wonder that approximately $90 billion in financial aid money is awarded to United States college students each year. So you’re about to go to college, or perhaps you’re already in college. How can you get your hands on this money?
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