Colleges Should Be More Affordable Essay

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Colleges should be more affordable

We all have heard the saying “money can’t buy happiness.” This is true to a certain

extent, Many people don’t have enough money to go college for jobs of their interest

causing them to live unhappily and not make as much money. “Without a decent job

with decent pay, people will fall into poverty. This is mostly has to do with financial

situations. Tons of people aren't able to afford to go to college and get the practice

they need. Colleges should be more affordable instead of over charging. By 2000

college tuitions had risen to $119,600 and today it's just over $200,000.

Lots of full time, low wage workers are forced to rely on federal nutrition assistance

programs to
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They say many successful people never graduated from college and that many jobs,

do not require college degrees. This is why they should lower their costs. Michael

Lemons says” most people don't go to college because they cant afford it some

colleges should be more affordable for people to attend to.” with colleges being more

affordable people. Even though the government makes a lot of money from college

if we had more education we would be able to solve a lot of world wide problems.

The nation's financial aid system currently fails to provide an equal opportunity to

everyone qualified. with high amounts of student loan debts has been shown to

reduce a person's chances of owning a home, getting married, having children, and

accumulating wealth. The earnings for a full time minimum wage worker is $15,080 at

the federal minimum wage of $7.25. Full-time work means working 2,080 hours each

year, which is 40 hours each week. A better educated population could result in

smarter decision making at every level of society, which could lead to
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