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Growing College Costs

Posted: October 24, 2008 by jerkmag in Uncategorized
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Jose Martinez

According to the Census Bureau, the average college graduate earns $1 million more than the average high school graduate throughout their working life. Knowing this fact begs the question as to why more people are not attending college? The answer, for the most part, is simply because people cannot afford to pay for the cost of college today. Due to the financial restrictions that many families face, it appears as though it is becoming a privilege to attend college. This should not be the case, and with no halt in college costs coming in the foreseeable future, the government needs to step in and help solve this growing problem.