On the same day the MacArthur Genius Fellowships were announced, Lin-Manuel Miranda was celebrating because he and his wife finally paid off her student loans.
Understanding that college is not about getting a job, but that it is also important to build the skills and connections that’ll help you get hired, what college experiences are important enough to do even if you can’t afford them?
My student loan provider raised my monthly student loan payment from $774.12 a month to $1,212.41 a month and it’s inhumane.
When your school uses high-pressure tactics to recruit you, gives you a sub-standard education, goes bankrupt, closes, and is under charges of fraud, the federal government will forgive your student loans. That’s what it takes.