A new study by Citigroup and Seventeen magazine revealed that nearly 80 percent of college students work part time while studying for their degrees.

The same study showed that only 18 percent of those students “pay” their way through college.

Forty-one percent of college students use financial aid to pay for college, making it the most frequently used method. These statistics coincide with a drop in parental support, which fell 35 percent from 2010 to 2012.

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