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It's obvious that going to college can be a costly investment. And finishes from some schools feel the financial problem more than others.
Nationwide student loan balances went beyond $1.3 trillion in 2015 more than any other kind of household debt other than for home mortgages, according to a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.