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Want a Bachelor’s Degree But Can’t Afford One? Earn a “10K-B.A.”

Celsius Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 5:14 AM
Having retired from teaching in a college, I suggest that a web school will provide short term memory and nothing of real value. We just need to get tuition down the way it was in the 50's and 60's. If we could do it then, we can do it now.

It’s no secret that higher education costs are skyrocketing (the average price tag for one year at a private university in 2011 was about $33,000), while at the same time graduates are finding it increasingly harder to find decent paying jobs -- or a job, for that matter. Sure, the unemployment rate among college graduates is substantially lower than, say, the national average, but is it really worth spending four years in college accumulating hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loan debt only to face diminishing job prospects upon graduation? Perhaps it is. But the good news is that...