College Tuition

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College Tuition: A Hardship for American Families To flourish in America today, the average student will have to go to a high-quality college, earn a degree and land a successful job to eventually support a family. However, success is easier said than done, because all of those steps are vital. The step that many Americans struggle with is affording a high-quality college, not because they aren 't smart or skilled enough, but because Americans cannot pay for the pricy tuition and additional expenses. The rising of college tuition scares many, even though they yearn for a college degree. Two reasons for this struggle are that college costs are taking a monumental percentage out of Americans salaries, and most importantly the large amount …show more content…
Even though many Americans succeed in our country today, many Americans struggle to financially afford to send their child to a commendable college in order to acquire a prestigious degree. This is truly a shame, but in some unfortunate cases, inevitable. In these tough economic times, Americans need to be a part of at an excellent college, but they will first have to overcome huge obstacles. Someone has to give in order for Americans to succeed.

Christine McKeon
Mrs. Hayes
Honors English IV
12 December 2012
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