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The Student Debt Crisis
Critical Views on the Crisis of Higher Education
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Young and Educated in Europe, but Desperate for Jobs

Young and Educated in Europe, but Desperate for Jobs | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
High unemployment in countries like Spain, Portugal and Greece is hitting young people hardest as they take jobs below their skill level and seek work abroad.
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Instead of Student Loans, Investing in Futures

Instead of Student Loans, Investing in Futures | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Is it possible to finance higher education the way we finance start-up companies?
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Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream

Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
With soaring costs, stagnating incomes and little help from the government, there is only one way to pay for higher education: debt.
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The Jobs Crisis at Our Best Law Schools Is Much, Much Worse Than You Think

The Jobs Crisis at Our Best Law Schools Is Much, Much Worse Than You Think | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
More than a fifth of students from some top-tier programs are underemployed.
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Student Loans: Debt for Life

Student Loans: Debt for Life | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
With $1 trillion in student debt, it's no longer a given that college pays. Solving the problem requires a wholesale reexamination of higher education
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Do You Really Have to Go to College?

Do You Really Have to Go to College? | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Dale J. Stephens, an author and vocal proponent of self-directed learning, challenges the notion that college is the only way to become successful.
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Aid for Higher Education Declines as Costs Rise

Aid for Higher Education Declines as Costs Rise | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Experts say there is a long-term trend of shifting the cost of higher education from the public onto students and their families.
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The Competition Drug

The Competition Drug | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Adderall has become to college what steroids are to baseball: an illicit performance enhancer for a fiercely competitive environment.
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College Degree Required by Increasing Number of Companies

College Degree Required by Increasing Number of Companies | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
These days, Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh, a law firm in Atlanta, hires only people with a bachelor’s degree — no exceptions. And it is far from alone.
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Law Schools’ Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut

Law Schools’ Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Applications are headed for a 30-year low, reflecting increased concern over soaring tuition, crushing student debt and diminishing prospects of lucrative employment upon graduation.
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Law Schools’ Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut

Law Schools’ Applications Fall as Costs Rise and Jobs Are Cut | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Applications are headed for a 30-year low, reflecting increased concern over soaring tuition, crushing student debt and diminishing prospects of lucrative employment upon graduation.
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Frayed Prospects, Despite a Degree

Frayed Prospects, Despite a Degree | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
College graduates from two or three years ago are being overlooked — often deliberately — by recruiters eager to scoop up those from the latest graduating class.
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Leading Democrats Criticize Obama Administration's $51 Billion Profit Off Student Borrowers

Leading Democrats Criticize Obama Administration's $51 Billion Profit Off Student Borrowers | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Two members of the Senate banking committee on Wednesday criticized excess government profits generated off loans made to student borrowers and their families, increasing pressure on Congress and the Obama administration to reform student lending...
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Rising Student Debt Is Slowing Growth as Young Spend Less

Rising Student Debt Is Slowing Growth as Young Spend Less | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
The anemic economy has left millions struggling to get ahead. Student-loan debt is making it even harder for many of them, and they are delaying purchases of things like homes and cars.
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Student-Loan Delinquencies Now Surpass Credit Cards

Student-Loan Delinquencies Now Surpass Credit Cards | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Even as the economy shows signs of improvement, a record share of Americans are falling behind on their student-loan payments. The proportion of U.S.
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To Place Graduates, Law Schools Are Opening Firms

To Place Graduates, Law Schools Are Opening Firms | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Efforts like creating school-run law firms are trying to address the glut of heavily indebted graduates with no clients and a vast number of Americans unable to afford a lawyer.
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High Debt and Falling Demand Trap New Veterinarians

High Debt and Falling Demand Trap New Veterinarians | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
The cost of veterinarian school has far outpaced the rate of inflation. Meanwhile, there is a boom in supply (that is, vets), and a decline in demand for services.
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As Graduates Move Back Home, Economy Feels the Pain

As Graduates Move Back Home, Economy Feels the Pain | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
Young Americans who can afford to move out have decided to wait until getting on more solid footing, and their prudence is depriving the economy of a lot of potential activity.
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College Costs, Battled a Paycheck at a Time

College Costs, Battled a Paycheck at a Time | The Student Debt Crisis | Scoop.it
The modern realities of soaring tuition and other expenses are testing, but not defeating, the tradition of working one’s way through school.
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