Essay about A Growing Number Of College Students

1552 Words Feb 24th, 2016 null Page
A growing Number of college students are finding themselves riding that fine line that considers one to be impoverished. This being said students, especially those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, are finding it harder and harder to make it through the college years of their lives. There are differences between the two differing parts to this spectrum of poverty and privileged. the question of how some students that are in that lower income bracket deal with both the stresses of the educational aspect of their lives and the working part. This being said there are also students that don’t have to worry about the financial aspect of their college years. In this modern setting all college students will face some sort of challenge throughout their college experience and how students handle these situations will help shape both good and bad habits that will carry on later in life. Between the years 2009 and 2010 seventy percent of community college students received Pell Grants to help accommodate the cost of college (Hollifield). This statistic shows that more than half of those attending community colleges are receiving at least one form of financial aid to help pay for college. This statement was originally written in the Equal Justice Works, 2011 and show that students that need financial aid have it, but they need to seek it out in order to reap the benefits. Students, especially those with low income, find the problem of having to purchase books or food. This problem…

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