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Costs And Challenges Of College: The Rising Cost Of College

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The Rising Costs and Challenges of College
Ethan Welch
Benton High School Abstract
This paper is written over the increasing costs and challenges facing college students. The topics include the financial, academic and social struggles that face every student. These details are based on the finding in two articles; “A Game to Help Students Pay the Right Price for College” by Ron Lieber, and “The Cost Of College: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow” by Mike Patton.
These articles cover the costs of college and the increasing rate along with a game that is being used to help students learn to plan for college.

Every student hits a point in their life where they must make one massive decision that will shape their future and how the next few years are spent, and that point is after senior year when they must decide to go
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No one wants to go to college and spend every waking hour in class, working, or studying. People need to get out and socialize be it in clubs, a fraternity, or simply with friends, however this eats into time and will cost money. The time needed to do this conflicts with studies or work, along with the activities themselves potentially breaking you study habits or focus, further interfering.

References
Lieber, R. (2017, September 29). A Game to Help Students Pay the Right Price for College.
Retrieved October 31, 2017, from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/29/your-money/paying-for-college/payback-college-loans.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Feducation&%3Baction=click&%3BcontentCollection=education&%3Bregion=rank&%3Bmodule=package&%3Bversion=highlights&%3BcontentPlacement=3&%3Bpgtype=sectionfront (Lieber, 2017)

Patton, M. (2016, January 25). The Cost Of College: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Retrieved
October 31, 2017, from https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikepatton/2015/11/19/the-cost-of-college-yesterday-today-and-tomorrow/#1d310eb76060

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