The Problem Of Student Loan Debt Essay

1591 Words Apr 25th, 2016 null Page
Student loans are some college students’ worst nightmare in today’s society. Most people do not understand what debt really is. “Debt is not just a check every month but colors the day-to-day experience of my life, whether I live in a smaller or larger apartment, whether I can buy a house, whether I can travel to Europe, whether I can eat out” (Williams; 156). The loans build up over time; slowly but surely they all turn into student loan debt. What are some perspectives on taking out student loans for college? There are many different views when it comes to the issue of student loan and student loan debt. There are different views such as student loans are worth it, student loans are not worth it, it is worth it if the student has a substantial source of additional income, and also it is not worth it if the student does not have a major that pretty much guarantees employment. We need to focus on the main problem of student loan debt. Many people in this world put it off like it is not an issue, or because they forget there even is an issue with student debt. “For faculty, staff, and administrators, it’s easy to forget just how much debt students have to take on today. The numbers are simply astounding. According to the Web site, which cites the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study of the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), nearly two-thirds of students graduate with some sort of debt” (Brown; 57). One of the main…

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