How Families Can Deal with the Rising Costs of College

College costs - and the amounts parents and students have had to borrow to pay for college - keep rising. MEFA Executive Director Thomas Graf explains how families can deal with these rising costs, learn about how the financial aid system can work, minimize the amount they need to borrow, and start preparing early.

Duration: 1 minute, 39 seconds

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