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March 17, 2011

Heart set on a private?

Ellsworth Community College, Iowa Falls Iowa. Photo by Artin Gal

If you have your heart set on a private school, one way to save money is to compromise. Go to a public the first year and then transfer basic classes such as math, composition, pysch 101 to your private. It's not a perfect solution, but it can save you money.

Find out more about how others have done it at CNN Money.com.

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