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    College Tuition Crisis College tuition has been an increasingly intense topic of discussion over the years. The costs of higher education have been debated by many people, and it has been discussed as to whether costs are becoming too high for students to afford. College has become more and more popular, and now as many as 20 million students attend universities reported by The National Center for Education Statistics (1). The value of a college degree is immense, but college tuition is becoming

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    Furthermore, tuition annual rate has an outrageous inflation relationship with time. In Josh Mitchell and Andrea Fuller Wall Street Journal it states, “Among the four-year schools in the Journal's analysis, the average increase in tuition and fees was greater than 75% in the past decade, outpacing inflation.” (pp9). As college tuition continue to increase, the more individuals will be in debt. While the importance of a higher education increases the chances of becoming successful, more people will

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    College Tuition: Why is it so high? After high school, people either go right into college or find a job and decide whether or not college is the right choice for them. The choice would be a lot simpler if college tuition wasn’t so high. Nobody wants student loan debts following them for the rest of their lives. Lowering or even making college tuition free, will encourage more people to get an education and become successful. People shouldn’t have to pay thousands of dollars, in order to try and

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    College Tuition Intuition Nobody enjoys paying for college. No one thinks about college and gets excited about all the money they might spend, but now people are actually thinking of ways to fix that. Currently colleges are very expensive, especially private colleges. However, with the current presidential election going on, the possibility of free public college is being brought up. This concept would be greatly beneficial to today’s youth and help them graduate college debt free. Each year, college

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    The sudden rise of college tuitions began right after the recession in 2008. Many people lost their jobs, and their current jobs were not paying well enough for them to survive through this devastating time. More people turned to higher education and college tuition began to rise because obtaining college majors will guarantee a higher pay other than minimum wage. This downturn didn’t end here because over the years, tuition rose even higher. In 2014, the debt for college students reached to 1.2

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    College tuition should not be free by any means necessary. Students would not take college seriously if there was no price. College students would totally take advantage of the opportunity to go to college for free and completely blow it , it would even the playing field for everyone to be equal because college tuition is what keeps everyone else out. College would then be accessible to anyone who wanted to go. Tuition is put in place for a reason. It shouldn’t be lifted because if it is the government

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    7 2014 Annotated Bibliography: College Tuition Ayres, Ian. "Why California's Tuition Hike Might Be a Good Thing." Freakonomics RSS. Freakonomics, 23 Nov. 2009. Web. 07 Nov. 2014. According to this article the gap in college has become larger as of late because of students financial situations. Public universities cost on average one forth of private universities. The wealthier students benefit from this because of the way financial aid operates. When the tuition cost are raised it benefits the

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    and they are trying to get into a college, but they don’t have to much say as to which college they go to because many students cannot afford to go to a nice college let alone a “cheap” college. For some people it’s harder to imagine, but for others that is the life that they are living right now. According to the College Board of Education tuition has increased by 8.6% since 2012, meanwhile average household incomes have only increased by 2.23%. The following tuition increase trend is becoming a serious

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    A simultaneous groan can be heard across the country by every college student as a new semester begins. Everyone knows how expensive college can be and a lot of students fresh out of high school don’t have enough money to pay for it. In 1980, when taking into consideration the cost of both private and public universities, the average four year college tuition cost was $23,000 (Melchor). Recently, the average four year cost can be $70,000, and the average debt per student is $27,000 (Melchor). Because

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    prepare for college. To prepare us for a thirteen thousand dollar yearly tuition not including books, housing, and transportation. Do colleges assume that our parents are going to fund on average, fifty-two thousand dollars as a basic tuition just so we can attend college? Let’s be real, half of the U.S barely makes that on a yearly basis. Most loans in America are student loans, and most are still paying them off as adults. College tuition deters people from college. College tuition hold students

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