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#2: Paying For College 101

Most Americans naturally assume that acquiring a higher education will increase their long-term earning potential.  However, is the retail cost of college really commensurate with one’s future net income? Join our hosts and guest expert Mark Kantrowitz as they explore the real cost of a college degree, offering tips and tricks for increasing the return on investment in your child’s post-secondary education.

Mark Kantrowitz is the publisher of and and the author of Secrets to Winning a Scholarship.  He is also President of MK Consulting Inc., a firm focused on computer science, artificial intelligence, and statistical and policy analysis. He has testified before Congress about student aid on several occasions and is a regular guest expert on a variety of news outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, MSN, CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Money Magazine,