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Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen has predicted that as many as half of the more than 4,000 universities and colleges in the U.S.
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Let’s get this straight once and for all.
Michigan State University graduate student Randy Olson listened to “his grandfather extol the virtues of putting oneself through college without family support’” But then Olson did some calculations to show how that is almost impossible to do today.333 more words
Tough financial times are hitting many colleges, and “some are downsizing staff, while others are slashing athletic programs and even selling off buildings”.
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… universities try to charge what the traffic will bear, engaging in massive price discrimination, favoring some students (poorer ones, extremely bright ones, those with preferred skin colors) more than others (more affluent, less bright kids, those whose skin color is less desirable).
Two problems with college loan forgiveness programs:
1. They encourage students to choose less-valuable majors, according to George Leef.
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.. income-based repayment would lessen or even remove the incentive that students now have to think prospectively about the cost/benefit ratio of college.