college http://kuer.org en Utah Ranks High for Low Student Debt http://kuer.org/post/utah-ranks-high-low-student-debt <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While the cost of obtaini</span>ng a college degree in the United States continues to rise, Utah colleges and universities manage to keep college debt in check. NerdScholar, a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/nerdscholar/2013/student-debt-best-worst-states/" style="line-height: 1.5;">website</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;that helps college students make better decisions about higher education is calling Utah the </span>2nd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> best state in the nation for low student debt.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 23:13:54 +0000 Whittney Evans 34154 at http://kuer.org Utah Ranks High for Low Student Debt Utah Teen Struggles to Find Summer Job http://kuer.org/post/utah-teen-struggles-find-summer-job <p></p><p>While Utah and the country may be climbing out of a recession, many young people are not feeling the recovery.&nbsp; A recent <a href="http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/labor/report/2013/04/05/59428/the-high-cost-of-youth-unemployment/">analysis by the Center for American Progress</a> found that more than 10 million youth are unable to find full-time work. 17-year-old Fiona Boomer of Ogden wrote to us at KUER about her difficulty finding summer employment, and we asked her to keep a journal in her quest to find a job.&nbsp; This is Fiona’s story.</p><p></p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 03:30:14 +0000 Fiona Boomer 33202 at http://kuer.org Utah Teen Struggles to Find Summer Job