Starting at Community College Key to AffordabilityJanuary 31, 2017 |
by David M Kirby
Pursuing higher education is an expensive endeavor. In an increasingly competitive world it is perceived that a four-year college degree is vital to succeed. These perceptions in part fueled the acquisition of now sky-high student loan debt.
Yet the pragmatic among us see that neither attending college nor refusing to seems to result in a winning hand. Refuse to attend and you’ll struggle to find work; Get your degree and you’ll slog through a mountain of debt. It’s the classic conundrum: damned if you do, damned if you don’t.