When I finish paying back my student loans, I will likely pay around the same amount in interest as the loan was worth in the first place,
as a result of tuition increases, crippling student debt and the absurdity which is the U.S. — the most expensive place to go to college in the world.
If I’m not in class, I’m working. If I’m not working, I’m sleeping. Everything I do, every aspect of my life is with money in mind.
It was merely two years ago that the Occupy Wall Street movement engaged in International Workers’ Day, or May Day, rallies in places like New York City and San Francisco.
Until Americans prioritize equality in education, we will continue to fall short. Our society will be strongest when our brightest, hardest-working students are able to get a quality education without having to sacrifice their dreams or goals for fear that they will be unable to repay student loans after graduation.