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  • Cory shared from Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? by Samantha Henig, Robin Marantz Henig
    In 1968 a student at a four-year public university could get a minimum-wage job and work just 6.2 hours a week to cover the whole bill for tuition and fees for a semester. Today, a student at the same public university, getting minimum wage, would have to work 40 hours a week, a full-time job, to pay the whole bill. That financial burden limits a lot of options for young people: which school they can afford to attend, the way they spend their college years, and the choices they make after graduation, with debt often dictating their path.
    Note: Kids these days...
  • Cory shared from Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? by Samantha Henig, Robin Marantz Henig
    In 1968 a student at a four-year public university could get a minimum-wage job and work just 6.2 hours a week to cover the whole bill for tuition and fees for a semester. Today, a student at the same public university, getting minimum wage, would have to work 40 hours a week, a full-time job, to pay the whole bill. That financial burden limits a lot of options for young people: which school they can afford to attend, the way they spend their college years, and the choices they make after graduation, with debt often dictating their path.
    Note: Kids these days...
(Ohio, USA)
Cory Roush