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We asked people in Times Square, “What’s your best advice for a freshman going off to college?” The people we asked gave a mixed bag of answers. Going of to college is both scary and liberating, but there are some things you should know. One thing we heard over and over again was that college is incredibly expensive, and a lot of people’s advice flowed from there. With the College Board estimating the average college cost for a public school in America at $12,830 per year, it’s no surprise.
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