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Brandi Kennedy ties her daughter’s hair. After graduating in May, she will have about $100,000 in student loan debt. “I’m trying not to stress it,” she said. “But it’s in the back of my mind, because I know once the grace period is up, I got to really look at it.” Yehyun Kim / ctmirror.org