College for the Cost-Conscious

Part 1: Back-to-School ScrimpingWhile the economy continues to sag, tuition costs continue to skyrocket, so an increasing number of students and parents are implementing cost-cutting strategies in order to keep up.
Part 2: Living at Home, Commuting to SchoolThe debt burden is causing many young college graduates, and even students, to return to the nest.
Part 3: Picking A Budget School"More and more students are taking on more and more debt, leaving themselves very vulnerable, especially today when we know unemployment is still a problem for young people," says one expert.
Part 4: In All Quarters, Facing The Harsh TruthThe college cost crunch is cutting across all economic lines.