Illinois: Counselors Say More Students Cautious About Taking Out College Loans
“About 64 percent of college graduates in Illinois have student loan debt, according to 2012 numbers compiled by the Project on Student Debt. Nationwide, outstanding student loan debt stood at $1.027 trillion at the end of September, according to the Federal Reserve. … But a growing number of high school students are looking cautiously at student loans, said Megan Stenberg, a guidance counselor at Johnsburg High School,” the Northwest Herald reports.
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