Colleges are Flipping Expensive!
I have noticed over and over again that when I’m looking at colleges they can cost many thousands of dollars per year. Per year, people! Why? Who has money like that? Not a lot of people. I know I sure don’t and I know that I probably will never have money like that. I guess that’s what college debt is all about though.
Sure, I can pay it off after I graduate in little payments every month, but what happens if I don’t have a job directly out of college. Then I’ll be in debt and jobless. What a wonderful idea. But, that is a whole different worry of mine.
Also I figure that you’re probably thinking “Well you should have started saving earlier”. That is completely true. I should have. But, I mean I do have a life to pay for, and I mean, I am a human, there are things that I like and I buy. The only money I get is the occasional few dollars from my parents. I mean, guess I have officially turned sixteen, so I probably should get a job, but that is beside the point.
The average cost of college According to the College Board for the 2014–2015 school year was $31,231 for private colleges, $9,139 for state residents at public colleges, and $22,958 for out-of-state residents trying to attend public colleges. Good-bye any chance of living anywhere outside of Ohio until I’m like 25 (or older).
It’s insane, honestly. Many students can’t afford that amount of money. Especially if you’re looking at getting a really good education at some ivy-league school, or something. (Not that you can’t get a good education at basic colleges, of course. People just think that Harvard looks better than some random unheard of college, even if you did get a way better education going to the random college.)
I’m just here saying that college is very expense and I will struggle to pay off college. I know I’ll hate it and it will be stressful, but I will deal. I need college though to get a good job to provide for myself and hopefully a future family. So, to conclude college is flipping expensive and we all know this and we’ll all just live in debt for a few years and that’s okay. We will survive.