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The $124,421 Man

How to pay off a mountain of student debt in six (long) years

By Chadwick Matlin
Illustration by Paul Windle

The debt began the same way all debts do: in the hollow space between what one wants and what one has.

I picked Tufts University because it seemed impressive enough. Friends like me—Jewish, precocious…

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Chadwick Matlin

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