Category Archives: Occupy student debt

Are too many young people going to college?

“A college education was once regarded as a first-class ticket to a better life. But the rising costs of higher education, the burden of student loans and a less-certain job market have left many wondering: Are too many young people … Continue reading

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Obama (or Romney) … Will you Buy Me a Car?

Dear President Obama (or Mitt Romney), Please buy me a Ford Fusion Hybrid to help compensate for the outrageously high college tuition rates which have been sweeping the nation (and to offset the high gas prices too)! I can barely … Continue reading

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Oregon College Education is Broken (and Broke)

Many students do not think about the loans they will be paying back, at least not until after they graduate. But tuition rates in Oregon are projected to go up again. For Southern Oregon University the tuition increase is to … Continue reading

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Student Loan Debts reach 1-Trillion Dollars

Last year, I asked students in my class a question which made a lot of them uncomfortable: “Why are you in college?” Some of them said to get a better job, some said to find a career, some said because … Continue reading

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