The debt burden is causing many young college graduates, and even students, to return to the nest.
“More and more students are taking on more and more debt, leaving themselves very vulnerable, especially today when we know unemployment is still a problem for young people,” says one expert.
The college cost crunch is cutting across all economic lines.
With the state’s revenue picture improving, the Senate is expected to approve a budget plan that would restore the governor’s proposed cuts for state-owned universities and three state-related schools, Temple, Pitt and Penn State in exchange for a pledge from the heads of those schools to keep tuition hikes at or below the rate of inflation.
Chris reviews last night’s Golden Globe Awards and Chris Christie’s interview on Oprah’s new show. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about Jon Huntsman dropping out of the Presidential race and the South Carolina Primary. Also, he talks to Dick Yuengling of the Yuengling Brewing Company about becoming the largest domestic brewery in America.
Chris talks to Steve Cordasco to explain what firms like Bain Capital acutally do, Will Bunch from the Daily News who was at last night’s meeting between Penn State’s President Rodney Erickson and local alumni, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about this weekend’s NFL Playoff matchups, and Movie Critic Leonard Maltin to preview the Golden Globe Awards
Vice President Joe Biden is coming to the Philadelphia area tomorrow morning to speak to high school students in Bucks County about the cost of college and what the Obama Administration is doing to make it more affordable.
The education department of the Central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia has hundreds of ‘quirky’ one-of-a-kind listings for financial aid for college.
In this economy, it’s not a surprise that the majority of college students attend community and four-year public colleges. But surprisingly, of those under 30, more than 35% attend part time.
According to The Washington Post, the number of US undergraduates at British schools rose 30% in five years to more than 3500 students, and in 2010, applications increased by 17%.
Philadelphia (CBS) – The United States ranks 14thin the world of those who have college degrees. Ask young people why they don’t plan on college and they’ll say they can’t afford it. For many it […]