In college search, families consider student debt, job prospects
University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior Grace Thomas, left, talks about choosing English as a major area of study with prospective UNL student Matthew Gauger and his mother, Mary, at the Big Red Road Show on Sunday at the CenturyLink Center. These days, prospective students and their parents are seeking more information so they can make better college choices.
Posted: Monday, March 4, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Rachelle and Mike Pechacek can't help but worry as their daughter Emilie, a Bellevue West senior, ponders yet another campus in her hunt for just the right college.
“We talk about it often,” said Rachelle Pechacek, a first-grade teacher. “Is that the best place for her? Will she get the best education? Will she get a job after she graduates? Will she have what she needs to build her future?”
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