Why College Is So Expensive In America

College in America: it’s four years of all nighters, keg stands, ethnically diverse welcome brochures, Pinterest perfect dorm rooms and crushing student debt. I have $69,812, $47,000, $90,000, $35,000, $350,000, $60,000 worth of student loans. My minimum student loan payment is $1,000 a month. It should take me about 10 years to pay that back,…

The battle over for-profit colleges, explained

In recent years, a number of for-profit colleges have closed across the US. “For-profit college closed its remaining 28 campuses affecting 16,000 students.” “Their campuses were closed. And we’re talking all of them for good.” “Some of the nation’s largest for profit colleges are seeing steep declines in enrollment.” The Obama administration led a crackdown…