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GRAND FORKS — Though more North Dakota students borrow money than their counterparts in many other states, most appear to be spending their student loans on basic needs, according to a new survey.


Many said that, after paying for tuition, they used the loans to pay for food, rent, childcare and medical bills. Some repaid loans.

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Anna Burleson
Anna Burleson is the higher education reporter for The Grand Forks Herald. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of South Dakota's Mass Communication program and is originally from Watertown, S.D. Contact Burleson by either phone or email, both of which are listed below, or on Twitter @AnnagatorB. 
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