How 21 grads will pay for college

Higher education is more expensive than ever. Student loans now total more than $1 trillion in the United States, exceeding the amount of credit card debit held by Americans. We asked the Class of 2012 how they intend to pay for their college education.

By Jacqueline Birzon, Marissa Cetin, Rachel Chinapen and Herman Wong.

Tell us how you are planning on paying for college. Submit your photos here or to us on Twitter or Facebook.

Tuition and fees are provided by the National Center for Education Statistics for the 2011-2012 academic year.

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