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How do you cope with student debt?
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Here at Boston.com, we think student debt is an issue worth covering.

But while we can rattle the figures off easily—more than a trillion dollars in total student debt, the average student with debt comes out of college nearly $30,000 in the hole—we also want to get to know the people affected.

And specifically, we want to know how you manage.

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It costs a pretty penny to live in Boston, we already know, but plenty of recent grads do. If you can get steady work out of school, entry-level wages generally aren’t terrific. And the student debt obligation can’t make it any easier.

So what’s the calculus? How do you keep everything in budget? Do you even have a budget? How does the debt obligation hold you back—if at all? How do you make it work?

Recent grads with student debt living in or around Boston: Get in touch at business@boston.com. We want to tell your stories.