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Greg, Steve, Chris and Kate Lomaka received their diplomas together — the first set of quadruplets ever to graduate from Virginia Tech.
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Low- and moderate-income black students who borrow to attend college have almost $8,000 more in debt than whites, a new study finds.
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Over half of millennials regret taking out as many loans as they did to pay for school.
More than ever, parents and students are putting greater weight on finding a school they feel is worth the steep tuition.
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