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Rising College Cost

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The cost of college is rising relative to the income of American families. This is especially concerning for the students who have an average of $30,000 worth of debt or more. Rising college costs is a complicated subject, but here are three reasons why it is overly expensive: First, students demand more from their colleges, meaning that students expect more than an education like entertainment, recreation, and counseling. Secondly, there are more students who are willing to pay for higher education compared to the 60’s, and since more people are willing to pay, the colleges raise the prices without affecting enrollment numbers. Lastly, the administrative heads of colleges have been much more generous about paying themselves, at about a 250%
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