Student debt becomes stifling

Student debt becomes stifling

There are 4 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Nov 18, 2007, titled Student debt becomes stifling. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

It's no small thing to make it to the top of one of U.S. News and World Report's college lists.

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Alan Collinge

United States

#1 Nov 18, 2007
Nearly all standard consumer protections have been removed by Congress rom student loans. This is the real problem.

They need to be restored.

Come to to see what I'm talking about.


Brooklyn, NY

#2 Nov 18, 2007
If you think education is expensive, you should see how much stupid costs!~ Jon Corzine


#3 Nov 18, 2007
"Paradoxically, students at some of the most expensive schools have the least debt. That's because schools such as Princeton University in Princeton, N.J., and Drew University in Madison, N.J., which cost more than $40,000 for students who live on campus, have large endowments that allow the institutions to supplement tuition for middle-class and lower-income students."

Uh. no. It's BECAUSE the kids who go to Princeton and similar schools tend to come from disproportionately WEALTHY families who can pay high tuition. Seton Hall is a blue-collar Catholic commuter school.
lynn lee

Bel Air, MD

#4 Nov 19, 2007
I am appalled that your article online about student debt for college has a large google add for alternate loans for students. Lets just get them even more into debt!!

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