I know there has been talk in Washington about helping us "student debt-drowners," but I watch politics go on as usual and it leads me to believe that there will be no help for thousands like me. Where's our bailout?
The reasons why the numbers never add up in higher education is that universities and colleges use a false and misleading method to determine the cost of undergraduate instruction, to the detriment of us all.
Weary headed and recovering from the flu, I walked into a foundation meeting. Clad in business suits and briefcases, the board was to interview me for the final round of a prestigious college scholarship.
A bill, which would save the public as much as $80 billion over 10 year by canceling public subsidies for banks making student loans, has caused bankers to spend tens of millions of dollars lobbying against it.