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My $60,000 Ivy League Degree Was Just a Pyramid Scheme

Lilly O'Donnell | Posted 11.17.2012 | College
Lilly O'Donnell

Now it's two months after graduation. I have an Ivy League master's degree, but I certainly don't feel $60,000 smarter. In fact, I feel a bit like I've snapped out of the piper's trance, only after stepping off the cliff.

The Great Debate Over the Real Cost of Higher Education

Jodi Okun | Posted 10.02.2012 | College
Jodi Okun

Much like the mortgage brokers who promised pain-free borrowing to homeowners just a few years back, many colleges don't offer warnings about student debt in the glossy brochures and pitch letters mailed to prospective students.

Student Loan Debt: The Next Economic Crisis

Kaitlyn Ridel | Posted 10.01.2012 | College
Kaitlyn Ridel

As students continue to need private loans to fund education, and banks continue to provide these funds, I am starting to wonder if student loans could lead to another economic crisis and an eventual bailout for banks in the future.