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F ACE THE FACTS College is expensive ! Statistics Average tuition of a four-year private college rose 6.3 percent Average tuition of a four-year public college rose 6.6 percent Average tuition at two-year colleges rose 4.2 percent Students who don’t have any grants or financial aid funding are in trouble.
C OLLEGE TUITION IN LAST FIVE YEARS As you can see, every year college tuition increases
R EASONS WHY COLLEGE TUITION SHOULD BE LOWERED A. Increases in loans causes students to be in debt B. If given equal opportunities, more students would be attracted to the university resulting a increase in enrollment. C. Possibilities of lower-crime rates
A RGUMENTS Questions to think about: No opportunities What’s the point of telling inner city kids to aim high when they can't even achieve it. Kids from lower income families can never rise about their social status because they can't attend college because of tuition
Is it fair that athletes sometimes gets a full- ride scholarship to a university because they are bless with talent, while other kids in the poor economy class who has the brains but can’t afford to pay for college. A SK YOURSELF THIS YOU BE THE JUDGE
T RUTH HURTS The rising of tuition and fees will continue to rise. The pay gap between those students who graduate from college and those whose education stops at high school continues to widen. As much as institutions make, they are not spending much of it on helping students attend college.
S OME POTENTIAL OPTIONS You can start saving early for your child so by the time your kid gets to college, you should have a sufficient about of money saved up. Financial Aid/Grants As tuition rises, there are increases in Financial Aid and grants. Apply for all of them! It will really help you out ! AVOID LOANS, let that be your last option
W ORKS CITED PAGE “College tuition and fees rises 6.6 pct.” 22. Oct 2007. Justin Pope. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1914730/posts “College Cost going nowhere but up” 18. Oct 2005. By Rob Kelley, CNN/Money staff writer http://money.cnn.com/2005/10/17/pf/college/college_costs/index.htm “Tuition College: Why College Cost So Much” Ronald G. Ehrenberg http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=GxHtkfV09CYC&oi=fnd&pg=PA22- IA10&dq=college+tuition+rising&ots=hrlmRjuwNX&sig=wyKhqkszC_lFMkY9Ng4mWwlXjiw#PPA79, M1 “College tuitions rise while endowments simply swell” USA TODAY 18. OCT 2007, Lynne Munson http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?vid=4&hid=114&sid=944d3ab4- 31e2-4694-b089-ad414957966a%40sessionmgr109