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ATLANTA --- Sofia Lipko is just four semesters away from a graduate degree in teaching at Georgia State University. But instead of finishing, she says, she might have to drop out.

Lipko can't afford the increase in college costs the Georgia Board of Regents approved last week. Though a 3 percent increase in tuition and an additional $250 in fees might seem small, they are just the latest annual boost in the price of her education, and like many Georgia students, she is struggling to keep up.

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InChristLove 04/25/11 - 01:15 pm
I'm not sure what the tuition

I'm not sure what the tuition for GA State U is but for example if a semester is $4,000....an increase of 3% is only $120 a semester, divided by 3 months is $40 a month/$10 a week......This is doable if students will work for it. I understand that it's hard but it's better than the alternative of dropping out and settling for a fast food job.

fatboyhog 04/25/11 - 07:49 pm
It is disheartening for a

It is disheartening for a student who has to work & take out loans to pay for school and then see those who don't pay a dime thanks to Federal handouts.

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