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It’s early spring, and that means college-bound high school seniors and their families are choosing schools, and figuring out how to pay for tuition, room and board. Diane and her guests talk about how to manage the expense of higher education.
- Richard Flaherty of College Parents of America
- Brian Fitzgerald of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance
- Joyce Smith of the National Association for College Admission Counseling
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