A recent trip to a dentist generated a discussion about my blog and articles that I wrote about the high cost of medical school and law school. The dentist asked me if I had looked at the amount of debt that dentists incur for dental school. He said that the amounts that recent dental school graduates borrow are outrageous.
When I heard about Josh Mitchell’s soon-to-be-published book about college student debt, "The Debt Trap: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe," I pre-ordered a copy. Recently, I read an excerpt from the book in The Atlantic and wrote about it. His book arrived yesterday and like the excerpt, I could not put it down until I had finished reading it.
Wall Street Journal reporter Josh Mitchell has an excerpt from his upcoming book, "The Debt Trap: How Student Loans Became a National Catastrophe," in this week’s The Atlantic.
It’s important to have affordable college options. It’s equally important for everyone who’s capable of completing college to be able to attend college. It’s also natural based on the first two sentences to ask, “What should college tuition cost?”
During the Democratic primary campaign for President, Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders made no secret that they wanted to forgive student loan debt. Since President Biden’s election, both senators have called on President Biden to discharge student loan debt, which collectively stands at $1.7 trillion.