Few things are more exhilarating than receiving a college diploma. Too bad it's so closely followed by something else: your student loan bill.
Seven in 10 seniors graduate with debt, owing about $29,000 per borrower, according to the most recent data from the Institute for College Access & Success.
For this year's graduates, especially those who don't even have a job yet, there are just a few months of freedom before the repayment process begins.
Beginning a career with such a hefty debt load may seem overwhelming. Many grads said they don't even know what they owe on their student loans, what interest rate they are paying or whether college was even worth it, according to a recent survey by CitizensBank.