The rise in college costs and debt; How to pay for higher ed


Guests: Mark Huelsman and Reyna Gobel

The cost of college and the rise of student debt has skyrocketed. Today, the price of college has outpaced inflation and student debt is over one trillion dollars. This has long-term implications for millions of young people across the country. In this hour of Radio Times, guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan talks to MARK HUELSMAN, Senior Policy Analyst at Demos, about the affordability of higher education and the reason for the spike in costs and debt. Then she’ll talk to REYNA GOBEL, author of Graduation Debt: How Smart Students Pay for School, on how students and parents can pay for college and manage loans.

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