Are You a Texan With College Debt? We Want to Hear Your Story

For many Americans, the price of a college diploma is often clouded by thousands of dollars in student loan debt that follow them after graduation. And the cloud is growing as student loan debt continues to rise.In March, it topped more than $1.4 trillion — a roughly 36 percent increase from 2012, according to the Federal Reserve. In Texas, more than half of bachelor degree recipients in 2015 graduated with college debt, according to The Institute for College Access & Success, a nonprofit that works to make higher education more available and affordable. These Texas graduates leave college with an average of more than $27,000 in student loans.   Continue reading...

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