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Are College Cost Calculators Flunking the Math?

Oct. 29 is the deadline for U.S. colleges to put "net price calculators" on their websites -- tools intended to estimate the real cost of attending for each specific student. But the most widely adopted calculator is inaccurate -- to the tune of thousands of dollars, experts say.

Yes, College Without Loans Is Possible

If you pick an affordable school, live within your means and work during college, college without loans, scholarships or tapping into personal savings is within reach.