College senior Becca Arbacher has a double major at Columbia in New York City — one of the most expensive colleges in America. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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3 College Seniors Contemplate Their Appointment With The Real World
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Evan Bonham is a senior studying music production at New York University's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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2 Students Hope Their Investment In Arts Education Will Pay Off
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Rhys Hall and Karie Cheung are both seniors in college. They spoke with NPR about their experiences at The University of Maryland. Kwame Abrah for NPR hide caption

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What's Next For 2 Seniors Wrapping Up At A Big State University?
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Evan Bonham is a senior majoring in recorded music at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Alex Welsh for NPR hide caption

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The Perks Of A Private College (Hint: It's Not The Cost)
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Nancy Chen chose to go to community college at Montgomery College. On Monday nights, she works for the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Time Versus Debt: Why These Students Chose Community College
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The Quintessential College Experience, Without The Big Bills
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