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    Student Debt Causes

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    The average college student graduates with over $25,000 in student debt, a 25% increase in the past ten years. The amount of student debt has risen at an alarming rate in the past decade. To put things in perspective, Americans owe more money in student debt than credit card debt. It’s important to closely evaluate the causes and effects of rising student debt in regards to its influence on America’s youth and economy. The student debt crisis is more apparent today than ever before. With student loan debt in excess of 1.3 trillion dollars, and rising at a rate of 3,000 dollars per second, it is easy to see why so many consider this a crisis. This is affecting 43.3 million Americans who split the debt in a negative manner. In April, the Education…

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    Financial Aid Fault

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    amount of government financial aid. Nonetheless, by doing this, there will be no elimination of government financial loans to others whom have not worked an equal amount; however, it will help place the student who is paying for their own college in the correct realm of student aid amounts. Another observation that must be taken is the number of students traveling to other countries and if these students are making a large enough impact on our education system that we must enhance our…

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    Education has increased in price over the years. With tuition rates ranging from at least $40,000 per semester, students have no choice but to take out loans. As some loans are abundant, these options have become widely accessible to pay off these costs. Sadly, these decisions have accumulated debts over a college student’s career. With few articles supporting from Megan and Gillispie, these loans can lead to detrimental problems during and after college. In other words, these costs have caused…

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    Being a senior last year, I had to start thinking about where I wanted to go to college. When looking into colleges I also had to look into the tuition prices because I knew that I did not have the funds to pay for college on my own. With going into my fall semester at GGC I only had the money that FASFA had granted be to pay for college and I had not started working yet. Since I did not have money saved up I did not take as many classes as I wanted to. My mom’s friend told me about how her son…

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    How To Reduce Student Debt

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    applications for student aid are free, so there are no drawbacks to filling one out. The worse they can say is no. Scholarships and grants are another great place to start. If I told you about all the scholarships and grants there were, this paper would turn into a dictionary. About 60 percent of college students graduate with student loan debt, while about two-thirds of the nation’s full-time students pay for college with scholarships or grants. While scholarships and grants are often used…

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    is that you can’t afford to go to college. So now everything you worked hard for goes out the window just like that. That’s not fair. You deserve to go to college. You worked just as hard as anyone else so why should high tuition costs be such a problem. Therefore, college tuition in America needs to be lowered because it is preventing students from being able to attend college because they come from low income families who can’t afford it. According to Drew Desilver, only 50.9% of students from…

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    Essay On Student Loan Debt

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    opportunities are very limited. The United States is centered on working, moving up to the top, and making money. So from a very young age, the children of this generation think they don’t have a choice whether to go to college or not because they want to live the “American Dream.” One of the main problems is, “prior to the late 20th century, pursuing a college career wasn’t as quite as important as it is today, in the past, if you were a college graduate, you were considered a…

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    I would like to receive the W.W. Mebane scholarship because I need help in paying my college tuition. I live with my mother who is a self-employed single parent. My mother runs a very small cleaning business which barely provides for me and herself. My Expected Family Contribution (EFC) on my FAFSA is 000000. Despite growing up with little money I have strived for success and to further myself so I can aid in supporting my family. In order to do this I need to go to at least four years of…

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    communicate that through social media or by creating television commercials. Second, we would need to get support from many people, businesses, and corporations to acknowledge the problem and show that the people want something done about the problem. Third, we would need to get the President to put this plan in action and get it approved by Congress. Fourth, we should put the plan in place and start it off, which the cost could be just over $60 billion dollars. To add on, future Americans will…

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    College Dropouts Analysis

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    FOR ALL THE TALK about outrageous tuition costs and zillionaire dropouts, a college education is still one of the best investments most people could make. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York estimates that a bachelor of arts degree typically increases a student’s earning capacity by about $300,000 (in today’s dollars) over his or her working life. That is simply an average. But as with just about any other investment, results aren’t guaranteed. Much depends on the student, of course, but…

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