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Let’s be honest — everyone knows someone who had trouble finding a job in his or her chosen industry following college graduation. Plenty of recent grads have had trouble finding a decent-paying job at all.
Staggering student loan debt, tightening budgets, and concerns over global competitiveness have been in the national spotlight long enough to provoke serious changes in America’s higher education system. Colleges and universities are now dealing with a high level of scrutiny over student outcomes.
Studying abroad will shape you in a number of ways. You will learn things you never would have if you had stayed home. When you are young and unattached, you should travel. Besides, you just might save a bunch of money.
Higher education is a basic right that should not be restricted to the wealthy and should not mire graduates in debt. In the United States, 40 million people owe a combined $1.3 trillion in student loans. Can this nation mirror our neighbors and eliminate the costs of college?