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American women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Majority of Va. Students Graduate College Within 6 Years

A new report says 70 percent of students attending Virginia’s four-year public colleges and universities graduate within six years.

06/01/2014

Nearly one-third (31 percent) of recent grads reported their monthly loan payments as greater than 12 percent of their income, a nearly 10 percent increase from 2000. Photo credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Study: Student Borrowing Continues To Skyrocket, Repayment Declines

American students continue to borrow more and more money to pay for increasing college costs, but the number of graduates paying them back is declining.

10/23/2013

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Obama To Students: When I Married Michelle, ‘We Got Poor Together’

Wooing young voters, President Barack Obama is on a blitz to keep the cost of college loans from soaring for millions of students, taking his message to three states strategically important to his re-election bid. By taking on student debt, Obama is speaking to middle-class America and targeting an enormous burden that threatens the economic recovery.

04/24/2012

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