Lowering the price of college requires fixing high schools and addressing back the root causes of rising costs.
Student loan debt makes living life impossible.
Unpaid internships force students to relinquish limited cash for college credit.
To the left is a monster and to the right, an open door. Through that open door is darkness. Whispers echo through the door from parents saying things like, “Just apply for some scholarships, that’s how I did it.” The monster whispers in your ear, “30 years, low-interest, you’ll pay it off in no time.” […]
Graphic by Nate Barton Capitol Hill has been buzzing the past couple weeks with bipartisan efforts to move forward with health care. Senator Lamar Alexander’s (R-TN) new plan to replace the Affordable Care Act has “gotten a boost from the CBO,” according to Jennifer Rubin’s article, “On health care, Sen. Lamar Alexander got what no […]
Photo courtesy Karl Simpson It can seem to many graduating college seniors — with a mound of student debt on the brink of entering the real world — that there are few options or resources to help them manage their looming adulthood. But Teach for America is one of the programs that offers the opportunity […]
Infographic by Andrea Oguntula This year student loan debt in the United States hit $1.1 trillion, and the average undergraduate who has taken out a loan is graduating about $30,000 in debt, Kevin Carey reported for The New York Times. A significant portion of Pepperdine’s student body is contributing to this national debt. Associate Director […]