Source: Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE), “Making Ends Meet: The Role of Community Colleges in Student Financial Health” (2017).

Helping hand: According to a recent survey, 49 percent of community college students reported struggling with making ends meet, resorting to taking loans or asking friends, family or charitable organizations for financial help at least once or twice over the past year. (Read the full PDF.)

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