Your View: College educated, but deeply in debt


The current for-profit model of higher education in America is destined to crash. Its failure will injure primarily the students, today’s borrowers of $1.19 trillion. What for? Mostly tuition and collateral life expenses in exchange for an overpriced degree. During the past three decades, the cost of college has grown 1,120 percent, doubling health care (600 percent), and more than quintupling the expenses of food (200 percent higher since 1978). A reality aired in "Ivory Tower," the 2014 documentary by Andrew Rossi on how "the very concept of the institution of higher-learning is about to be broken." […]