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College students hit by inflation spike

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Students in the United States are being hit by a double whammy of rising fees and a spike in the cost of living. The average price of attending a state university is now $22,000 a year - and the private ones are more than double that. Meanwhile, inflation is forcing some students to choose between eating - or filling their car's fuel tank.