Want a better idea of college costs? Schools, Congress are trying to help
(MCT) — WASHINGTON — College is one of the biggest investments most people make, but it can be hard to estimate in advance just how big.
Congress stepped in a few years ago with a law requiring that colleges and universities offer an online tool to help families get a handle on it. For the past year, schools have had to post “net price calculators” on their websites for prospective students to determine the full cost of attending, minus scholarships and grants.
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