The Cost Of Tuition Is Too High Essay

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The Cost of Tuition is Too High
The continuous rise of tuition and fees is getting out of control. Alarmingly high numbers of students are resorting to getting student loans to cover the cost of obtaining a higher education. I think it is absolutely absurd and colleges should stop raising the price of tuition so rapidly. I have family members who are either still paying off student loans from years ago or are currently acquiring them. The student loan crisis is definitely a scary thing, but it is something I personally am not affected by. Although my life is not directly affected by rising tuition costs currently, that could easily change in the future. Over the course of my life thus far I have been fortunate enough to have all of my college paid for. Upon graduation from high school I was given one free year at our local community college. When that year was up and I still had no idea what I wanted to do in life I decided to join the United States Air Force. While serving in the Air Force all of my college course were paid for. Once I separated the Air Force after a little over four years I was provided a post 9/11 G.I. Bill. This gives me the opportunity to attend college for free. I also receive a book allowance to pay for my books and money for a house each month. The choice I have made leading up to this point have put me in a great position to not be worried about having large amounts of student loan debt upon graduation. Although I have taken many years of…

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