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  1. May 2017
    1. Tuition and fees at public and private colleges continued on an upward trend and increased in 2013 even though the growth was smaller than in past years.
    2. This is due to the fact that the growth in financial aid has not stayed parallel to the increase in college tuition.
    3. this country does not address the ever-widening gap in income and asset inequality, no amount of special programming will close the graduation gap.
    4. “stopped out”—putting their academic careers on hold until they were able to pay—owed the college less than $1,000.

      people don't have time for school and time to hold aa good paying job

    5. and not just the cost of tuition, but the costs of books, materials, transportation, and housing.

      Material cost are also too high, same with living costs so it's even more that students have to pay for

    6. Some schools, such as Harvard University, have created programs to boost applications and attendance from highly qualified low- and middle-income students.

      this is good because some people who are super smart can't pay but qualify to be there

    7. For many others, postsecondary education would be out of the question without generous subsidies from the government, their colleges and universities, or other sources.”

      going to college just ist the option for some students with low-income families

    8. “Low-income students face barriers to college success at every stage of the education pipeline, from elementary school through post-secondary education, sometimes in spite of their academic achievements,” a White House report stated.

      It's sad that they're doomed from the start, they spend their lives struggling through, and it's understandable why some don't go to college because they need to worry about paying for their living outside of college and simply don't have time.

    9. Despite the growing need for increased education and advanced degrees to secure jobs, only 59 percent of students who begin college as freshman at a four-year college receive their diploma within six years.

      Some low-income people struggle through and can't even finish out because they can't make it finacially.

    1. collective

      Total amount of debt from college tuition is in the trillions, and still increasing.

    1. 129 colleges reported average debt loads of more than $35,000 and 49 reported that more than 90 percent of their graduates left with debt.

      This is just ridicuolous.

    2. colleges might have lower average debt levels because they enroll fewer students with the financial need to take out loans.

      This is just wrong to students because in High School who has a job that pays you more than maybe 1,000 a year. I don't understand how colleges think people right out of high school can pay these costs. Parents should have to just lay down money on their kids college education. If college was free then everyone would have a better chance at reaching their dreams and living life without the worry that their tuition might not get paid.

    3. no relief if you hit a rough patch."

      I think this is sad becuase college students shouldn't have t worry about money they should be worried about their studies.

    4. best path to a job and decent pay,

      This is a point that colleges really need to take in consideration because in order for jobs to be filled in society people need to get a college education.

    5. debt
    6. thers topped $30,000.
    7. states had average debt amounts as low as $18,656,
    8. approaching $30,000,
    9. TICAS found nearly 7 in 10 graduating seniors in 2013 – 69 percent – left school with an average of $28,400 in student loan debt,

      I think that this is outrageous becuase students shouldn't have to live life by worrying about student loan debt they accumulated due to the extremely high costs of college.

    10. average amount of student loan debt again