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Make colleges more accessible

Yes, the cost of college is rising. And much has been said recently about the value of a college education. But I firmly believe that there is no better investment. The reality is that your life won’t be the same if you don’t go to college.

Findings from a recent analysis of census data conducted by the Pew Economic Mobility Project show that the tough economy affected those with and without college degrees. But it also confirmed that the negative effects were less detrimental for college graduates than for those with only an associate’s or high school degree.

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