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Minimizing Student Loan Debt: A Reading List

Betsy J. Bannier
Lake Region State College, Devils Lake ND USA

Abstract—An annotated reading list of eight texts offers concrete suggestions for obtaining an affordable college degree in the United States. Guidance for minimizing or avoiding student loan debt is included. Books targeted toward prospective college students, their parents, their high school teachers and counselors, as well as higher education administrators are included. In addition to serving as a reference for pre-college learners and their families, this reading list is appropriate for graduate school discussion and guidance counselor in-service.
Index Terms—Student loan debt, college tuition, higher education costs, community college, college success

Cite: Betsy J. Bannier, "Minimizing Student Loan Debt: A Reading List," International Journal of Learning and Teaching, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 127-131, June 2022. doi: 10.18178/ijlt.8.2.127-131

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