Graduation excitement tempered by reality of school debt
This weekend is graduation at the University of Florida. While many students will be looking back at the memories they made in college, some may have to look back on the money they spent to be there. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz spoke with soon to be graduates about how they financed their education.
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