Students seek scholarships to alleviate college debt
With college tuition at all-time highs and student loan debt increasing, some Park Rapids students are taking a proactive approach to alleviate some of those costs.
The average debt for 2010 Minnesota college graduates who took out student loans was $29,058, according to the Project on Student Debt.
In addition, 71 percent of state students have debt. This is the fifth highest percentage in the U.S.