Category Archives: Student Loans

“Honk If You Have Student Loans”

Among the reasons cited for protest in New York is the rising cost of student loans.  No question, as has been a fairly frequent topic on this blog, that the cost of education has progressed to an unsustainable level by … Continue reading

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Debt Crisis and Education

With all the talk about the debt situation and Tuesday’s debt ceiling deadline in the US, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on how the negotiations and the lack of an agreement might impact education. College students looking … Continue reading

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How Do State Universities Cope With Continued Budget Cuts?

The NYTimes commented on the current fiscal difficulties in several states and how it was driving public universities to appeal to their alumni base for donations (link here).  I understand, firsthand, how dire the budget situation is for public institutions … Continue reading

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