Student debt can make any career path perilous — especially if you change your mind.
The average debt for a college graduate is $37,000 and the system is trying to squeeze you harder than any generation before. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Ending Perkins loans would block the path to college for hundreds of thousands of students.
We’re the most educated young adults in American history, yet many of us can’t find work.
For many students, college is synonymous with financial stress – and it shouldn’t have to be.
The dark side of corporate-run colleges is no longer a secret.
After graduation, students’ incomes would be “attached” by financiers.
On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year.
Today’s graduates must change the world if they don’t want to wind up flipping burgers.
Neither a borrower nor a burger flipper be.
Lt. John Pike hosed down a line of silent, passive, determined, and frightened students, as if they were nothing more than weeds he needed to kill.
For-profit colleges are too fixated on the corporate bottom line.
Students of modest means must pay a stiff price to build their capacity to contribute to society – and pay interest if they can’t afford that price. A wealth tax could apply this same principle to America’s rich.
Congress is finally closing in on questionable education establishments.
Should American youth, burdened with student loans, take a cue from their British counterparts?