$30,000 Debt and a Piece of Paper:How To Avoid Being Shafted By Higher Education by Will Hardigan
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The college industry is broken. As of 2013, the average student undergraduate debt approaches $30,000. Unemployment numbers are in the double digits. Parents are working overtime and extra jobs to make costly tuition payments. Students are graduating without the necessary skills needed for the job market.
This is ridiculous. This needs to stop. Will Hardigan's first book challenges the modern societal need to obtain an undergraduate education. It challenges one of the oldest industries in the world --- an industry that is making like bandits and is taking your money.
The college industry is broke. It's no longer doing what it's paid to do. It is taking YOUR money and YOUR life savings and spitting out an inferior product: your child. There are no more guarantees of security. There are no more guarantees of a viable future.
The college industry has no problem with charging families expensive tuition payments and leaving their children in debt and unemployed. You are not okay with this. We are not okay with this. This is not a fancy economic or sociological text on behavioral education.
This is a diary. This is an opinion. This is a book that hopes to challenge what you think about the college industry and why everybody feels the need to pay so much money to attend. It asks: Why are we doing this? What CAN we do about this? Are there alternatives?
Hardigan's book attempts to show the path and help the reader begin their journey into questioning the industry, exploring alternatives, and most importantly, avoid the college trap and set themselves up for financial success. Because the college isn't interested in your financial success. Luckily, you are. ...