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YI’s State Outreach Coordinator Cristina Calvillo-Rivera: Students At FCAN Summit Describe Financial Barriers To College

YI’s State Outreach Coordinator Cristina Calvillo-Rivera writes for Florida College Access about students at the University of South Florida and Hillsborough Community College coming together to discuss the rising cost of tuition, textbooks, childcare and how to manage their student loan debt:

“Florida used to be known as a state with low college tuition rates, but not anymore. “The New Normal” in the Sunshine state is not so bright for students. As the recent Florida College Access & Success Summit held in Tampa showed, student leaders are concerned about the rising cost of tuition.” Read more here