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The Truth About College Choice

Our friends at Campus Progress are working to highlight disturbing practices at some for-profit colleges across the country. For-profit schools currently serve 10 percent of US students but account for 25 percent of federal student aid—and 44 percent of student loan defaults. While there are some quality programs at for-profit schools, too many for-profit programs are marked by skyrocketing tuition, high dropout rates and insurmountable debt for many students.

This video highlights the perils entailed in the growing for-profit college industry.

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