Why Do High School Seniors Get Paid?

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Many high school seniors have been busy applying to colleges, filling out applications, tracking down teachers to write recommendations, and writing amazing essays on why they should be considered. But even if these students are accepted into their dream schools, they face another challenge: paying for it. I feel the number one challenge for the class of 2017 is going to be rising tuition costs. Over the past few decades, the cost of tuition has skyrocketed and turned into something that parents and students all across the nation fear to pay every year due to the fact that it is so expensive. With the rising cost of a college education, more and more high school seniors are having a hard time figuring out how to pay for tuition. Some resort to financial aid and scholarships. However many are discouraged to apply for scholarships because they are not the top in their class with the 4.0 grade point average. Or they prefer to not apply for scholarships that require an essay. What they might not know is scholarships and grants are free money. All you have to do is put forth the effort.…show more content…
Student loans may sound nice and dandy, but by the time you have to pay it back you realize you are in the deep hole. Having to pay back thousands of dollars plus interest can be a bear on a recent college graduate. For these reasons many high school seniors are afraid to go to college. They are not scared of the new school and new people, but they are scared about the affordability. The class of 2017 is going to accomplish many triumphs and also some defeats. Amongst of class we have aspiring doctors, engineers, nurses, mechanics, and congressmen. There is no doubt our class will be successful in the future, the only problem we may have is just getting
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