The United States Of America

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This country, The United States of America is built on greed. This magnificent age of technology fuels the want for more. Boundless borders, created by leaders, rule over all and their authority remains unquestioned by a malicious spear of death for whoever obstructs their path. The people of America have been blindly enslaved and indoctrinated in fright of consequence. But life was not always so. People were once free to roam the lands, feeding and learning from its riches at no cost. Mothers and fathers were the sole teachers and their children followed freely and faithfully. Desecration of simplistic ways came as man proclaimed a price on things and ideas he sought necessary through fear and suffrage. These same ideas hold the…show more content…
Two-thirds of the class of 2011 held student loans upon graduation, and the average borrower owed $26,600, according to a report from the Institute for College Access & Success ' Project on Student Debt. That’s a five percent increase from 2010 and is the highest level of debt in seven years.
With its rapid increase, student loan debt exists as burden on those seeking a higher education, and the one’s who pay the price dearly is the middle class. Not being able to qualify for financial aid because ones income is too high is an outrage. Thus leaving the student to take loans and pay out of pocket for tuition; furthermore, digging a hole that is unrecognized until after graduation. As a result, even if continuing education seems to be a sure path to a brighter future, student debt stands far more unfavorable to monetary futures than what many believe.
One quick solution would be having the federal government raise the maximum income limit for those requesting financial support. As a result, an extended opportunity to those individuals with high hopes of earning a college degree, but choose to work instead because their parents couldn’t afford tuition. Another option would be to shift guidelines and requirements from parents to the individual applying for financial aid; therefore, insuring everyone is accepted, and removing the financial strain off the parents.
Free education has tremendous benefits; for starters, anyone
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