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Strategies For When You're Starting Out Saddled With Student Debt

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In 22 states, people who default on their student loans can have professional licenses suspended or revoked. The percentage of Americans who default on student loans has more than doubled since 2003. Butch Dill/AP hide caption

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States Review Laws Revoking Licenses For Student Loan Defaults

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Students at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., attend a debt management workshop. Broward is one of 29 colleges that no longer accepts unsubsidized student loans. The effort is part of an experiment to cut down on student loan debt and defaults. John O'Connor/WLRN hide caption

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To Cut Student Debt, Florida College Cuts Off Some Student Borrowing

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How bright is their future? Students at Barnard College's graduation ceremony last May. Timothy A. Clary /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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