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The teaching commons: is student loan debt good or bad debt?
by Deborah M. Figart
International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education (IJPEE), Vol. 5, No. 4, 2014


Abstract: There is a dearth of pre-loan and post-loan counselling for undergraduate students using student loans to help finance their higher education. An assignment on student loan debt for undergraduate students, adaptable to a variety of courses, is designed to close the feedback loop between how much a specific higher education degree programme costs, projected salary upon graduation, and how much student loan debt is affordable given those two inputs and financial planning guidelines.

Online publication date: Wed, 25-Mar-2015


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