No one can predict the future, but one thing is for certain: graduating without debt is always ideal. When creating a list of colleges to visit, be sure to take financial aid into account.
Over on LearnVest.com, Joi Gordon, the C.E.O. for the national nonprofit organization Dress for Success Worldwide, shares how she decided to pursue an in-state education, and how that has paid off for her.
While you may feel your "Best Fit" school is out-of-state, make sure you keep an open mind for the in-state schools. Finding a job after graduation is stressful enough without the added burden of having to pay off student loans.